Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : subversion vulnerabilities (USN-1053-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 51846

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

It was discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled certain 'partial access' privileges in rare scenarios. Remote authenticated users could use this flaw to obtain sensitive information (revision properties).
This issue only applied to Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2007-2448)

It was discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache did not properly handle a named repository as a rule scope. Remote authenticated users could use this flaw to bypass intended restrictions. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 LTS, and 10.10. (CVE-2010-3315)

It was discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache incorrectly handled the walk function. Remote authenticated users could use this flaw to cause the service to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4539)

It was discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled certain memory operations. Remote authenticated users could use this flaw to consume large quantities of memory and cause the service to crash, leading to a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 LTS, and 10.10. (CVE-2010-4644).

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1053-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51846

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1053-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/2/2011

Updated: 9/19/2019

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libapache2-svn, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn-core-perl, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn-doc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn-java, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn-javahl, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn-perl, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn-ruby, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn-ruby1.8, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn0-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-subversion, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-subversion-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python2.4-subversion, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:subversion, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:subversion-tools, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2/1/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2448, CVE-2010-3315, CVE-2010-4539, CVE-2010-4644

USN: 1053-1