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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 52548
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

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

Solution

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.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/subversion

https://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2181

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

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

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