Fedora 20 : subversion-1.8.11-1.fc20 (2014-17222)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80375


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update includes the latest stable release of **Apache Subversion**, version **1.8.11**. Two security issues in mod_dav_svn are addressed in this release (CVE-2014-8108, CVE-2014-3580). For more details, see :

http://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2014-8108-advisory.txt http://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2014-3580-advisory.txt

**Client-side bugfixes:**

- checkout/update: fix file externals failing to follow history and subsequently silently failing http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4185

- 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 http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=34 98

- fix externals shadowing a versioned directory http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=40 85

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

- upgrade: keep external registrations http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=45 19

- 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 http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=45 31

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected subversion package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80375

File Name: fedora_2014-17222.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/6/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:subversion, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2014

Reference Information

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

BID: 71725, 71726

FEDORA: 2014-17222