openSUSE Security Update : subversion (openSUSE-SU-2014:1725-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80299


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This Apache Subversion update fixes the following security and non security issues.

- Apache Subversion 1.8.11

- This release addresses two security issues: [boo#909935]

- CVE-2014-3580: mod_dav_svn DoS from invalid REPORT requests.

- CVE-2014-8108: mod_dav_svn DoS from use of invalid transaction names.

- Client-side bugfixes :

- checkout/update: fix file externals failing to follow history and subsequently silently failing

- patch: don't skip targets in valid --git difs

- diff: make property output in diffs stable

- diff: fix diff of local copied directory with props

- diff: fix changelist filter for repos-WC and WC-WC

- remove broken conflict resolver menu options that always error out

- improve gpg-agent support

- fix crash in eclipse IDE with GNOME Keyring

- fix externals shadowing a versioned directory

- fix problems working on unix file systems that don't support permissions

- upgrade: keep external registrations

- cleanup: iprove performance of recorded timestamp fixups

- translation updates for German

- Server-side bugfixes :

- disable revprop caching feature due to cache invalidation problems

- skip generating uniquifiers if rep-sharing is not supported

- mod_dav_svn: reject requests with missing repository paths

- mod_dav_svn: reject requests with invalid virtual transaction names

- mod_dav_svn: avoid unneeded memory growth in resource walking


Update the affected subversion packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80299

File Name: openSUSE-2014-821.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/30

Modified: 2014/12/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/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-ctypes, 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:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3580, CVE-2014-8108