Oracle Linux 7 : subversion (ELSA-2017-2480)
High Nessus Plugin ID 102516
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:2480 :
An update for subversion is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Subversion (SVN) is a concurrent version control system which enables one or more users to collaborate in developing and maintaining a hierarchy of files and directories while keeping a history of all changes.
Security Fix(es) :
* A shell command injection flaw related to the handling of 'svn+ssh' URLs has been discovered in Subversion. An attacker could use this flaw to execute shell commands with the privileges of the user running the Subversion client, for example when performing a 'checkout' or 'update' action on a malicious repository, or a legitimate repository containing a malicious commit. (CVE-2017-9800)
Red Hat would like to thank the Subversion Team for reporting this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected subversion packages.