Debian DSA-2181-1 : subversion - denial of service

medium Nessus Plugin ID 52548
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Philip Martin discovered that HTTP-based Subversion servers crash when processing lock requests on repositories which support unauthenticated read access.


Upgrade the subversion packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.1dfsg1-6.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.12dfsg-5.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52548

File Name: debian_DSA-2181.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2011

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:subversion, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0715

DSA: 2181