openSUSE Security Update : subversion (openSUSE-SU-2013:1836-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 75223


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes the following issues with subversion (CVE-2013-4505,CVE-2013-4558) :

- bnc#850747: update to 1.8.5

- CVE-2013-4505: mod_dontdothat does not restrict requests from serf clients.

- CVE-2013-4558: mod_dav_svn assertion triggered by autoversioning commits.

+ Client-side bugfixes :

- fix externals that point at redirected locations

- diff: fix assertion with move inside a copy

+ Server-side bugfixes :

- mod_dav_svn: Prevent crashes with some 3rd party modules

- mod_dav_svn: canonicalize paths properly

- mod_authz_svn: fix crash of mod_authz_svn with invalid config

- hotcopy: fix hotcopy losing revprop files in packed repos

+ Other tool improvements and bugfixes :

- mod_dontdothat: Fix the uri parser

+ Developer-visible changes :

- fix compilation with '--enable-optimize' with clang

- add test to fail when built against broken ZLib

+ Bindings :

- ctypes-python: build with compiler selected via configure

- require python-sqlite when running regression tests for all targets, no longer pulled in implicitly

- print error logs on regression test failures

- fix regression tests for ppc/ppc64 architectures, found in openSUSE package build and fixed with upstream developers

- if running regression tests, also run them against bdb backend

- update keyring, use Subversion Project Management Committee keyring rather than all committers


Update the affected subversion packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 75223

File Name: openSUSE-2013-942.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsvn_auth_gnome_keyring-1-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsvn_auth_gnome_keyring-1-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsvn_auth_kwallet-1-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsvn_auth_kwallet-1-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-bash-completion, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-perl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-ruby, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-ruby-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:subversion-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2013/11/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4505, CVE-2013-4558