Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : subversion (MDVSA-2010:199)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49967
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in subversion :
authz.c in the mod_dav_svn module for the Apache HTTP Server, as distributed in Apache Subversion 1.5.x before 1.5.8 and 1.6.x before 1.6.13, when SVNPathAuthz short_circuit is enabled, does not properly handle a named repository as a rule scope, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions via svn commands (CVE-2010-3315).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.