Oracle Linux 6 : subversion (ELSA-2015-0165)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81288

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2015:0165 :

Updated subversion packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Subversion (SVN) is a concurrent version control system which enables one or more users to collaborate in developing and maintaining a hierarchy of files and directories while keeping a history of all changes. The mod_dav_svn module is used with the Apache HTTP Server to allow access to Subversion repositories via HTTP.

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the mod_dav_svn module handled REPORT requests. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use a specially crafted REPORT request to crash mod_dav_svn.
(CVE-2014-3580)

It was discovered that Subversion clients retrieved cached authentication credentials using the MD5 hash of the server realm string without also checking the server's URL. A malicious server able to provide a realm that triggers an MD5 collision could possibly use this flaw to obtain the credentials for a different realm.
(CVE-2014-3528)

Red Hat would like to thank the Subversion project for reporting CVE-2014-3580. Upstream acknowledges Evgeny Kotkov of VisualSVN as the original reporter.

All subversion users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. After installing the updated packages, for the update to take effect, you must restart the httpd daemon, if you are using mod_dav_svn, and the svnserve daemon, if you are serving Subversion repositories via the svn:// protocol.

Solution

Update the affected subversion packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-February/004839.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81288

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-0165.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/11/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

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:oracle:linux:mod_dav_svn, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-gnome, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-javahl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-kde, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-perl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-ruby, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:subversion-svn2cl, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/19/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3528, CVE-2014-3580

RHSA: 2015:0165