Fedora Core 2 : subversion-1.0.4-2 (2004-166)

High Nessus Plugin ID 13720


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


A heap overflow vulnerability was discovered in the svn:// protocol handling library, libsvn_ra_svn. If using the svnserve daemon, an unauthenticated client may be able execute arbitrary code as the user the daemon runs as. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0413.

This issue does not affect the mod_dav_svn module.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 13720

File Name: fedora_2004-166.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2004/07/23

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mod_dav_svn, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:subversion, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:subversion-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:subversion-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:subversion-perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/06/11

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2004-166