Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : subversion vulnerabilities (USN-1893-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67016

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VPR Score: 5.2

Synopsis

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

Description

Alexander Klink discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache did not properly handle a large number of properties. A remote authenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause memory consumption, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1845)

Ben Reser discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache did not properly handle certain LOCKs. A remote authenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1846)

Philip Martin and Ben Reser discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache did not properly handle certain LOCKs. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1847)

It was discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache did not properly handle certain PROPFIND requests. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1849)

Greg McMullin, Stefan Fuhrmann, Philip Martin, and Ben Reser discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache did not properly handle certain log REPORT requests. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04.
(CVE-2013-1884)

Stefan Sperling discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled newline characters in filenames. A remote authenticated attacker could use this flaw to corrupt FSFS repositories. (CVE-2013-1968)

Boris Lytochkin discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled TCP connections that were closed early. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2013-2112).

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 libapache2-svn and / or libsvn1 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1893-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67016

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1893-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/06/28

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libapache2-svn, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsvn1, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1845, CVE-2013-1846, CVE-2013-1847, CVE-2013-1849, CVE-2013-1884, CVE-2013-1968, CVE-2013-2112

BID: 58323, 58895, 58896, 58897, 58898, 60264, 60267

USN: 1893-1