Critical Nessus Plugin ID 13834
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SuSE-SA:2004:018 (subversion).
Subversion is a version control system like the well known CVS.
The subversion code is vulnerable to a remotely exploitable buffer overflow on the heap. The bug appears before any authentication took place. An attacker is able to execute arbitrary code by abusing this vulnerability.
There is no temporary workaround known.
Please download the update package for your distribution and verify its integrity by the methods listed in section 3) of this announcement.
Then, install the package using the command 'rpm -Fhv file.rpm' to apply the update.