Oracle Linux 7 : subversion (ELSA-2017-2480)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102516


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From 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.


Update the affected subversion packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102516

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-2480.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/16

Modified: 2018/02/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_dav_svn, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-gnome, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-javahl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-kde, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-perl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-python, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-ruby, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9800

OSVDB: 163119

RHSA: 2017:2480

IAVA: 2017-A-0252