FreeBSD : subversion -- mod_dav_svn vulnerability (1839f78c-9f2b-11e3-980f-20cf30e32f6d)

High Nessus Plugin ID 72717


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Subversion Project reports :

Subversion's mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module will crash when it receives an OPTIONS request against the server root and Subversion is configured to handle the server root and SVNListParentPath is on. This can lead to a DoS. There are no known instances of this problem being exploited in the wild, but the details of how to exploit it have been disclosed on the Subversion development mailing list.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72717

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1839f78c9f2b11e3980f20cf30e32f6d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/02/27

Modified: 2014/12/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:subversion, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:subversion16, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:subversion17, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/10