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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52548


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: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/03/07

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2011/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0715

DSA: 2181