Fedora 21 : subversion-1.8.13-7.fc21 (2015-11795)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85065


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update includes the latest stable release of **Apache Subversion**, version **1.8.13**.

Three security vulnerabilities are fixed in this update :

- CVE-2015-0202:
https://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2015-0202-adv isory.txt

- CVE-2015-0248:
https://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2015-0248-a dvisory.txt

- CVE-2015-0251:
https://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2015-0251-a dvisory.txt

In addition, the following changes are included in the Subversion 1.8.13 update :

**Client-side bugfixes:**

- ra_serf: prevent abort of commits that have already succeeded

- ra_serf: support case-insensitivity in HTTP headers

- better error message if an external is shadowed

- ra_svn: fix reporting of directory read errors

- fix a redirect handling bug in 'svn log' over HTTP

- properly copy tree conflict information

- fix 'svn patch' output for reordered hunks http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=45 33

- svnrdump load: don't load wrong props with no-deltas dump http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=45 51

- fix working copy corruption with relative file external http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=44 11

- don't crash if config file is unreadable

- svn resolve: don't ask a question with only one answer

- fix assertion failure in svn move

- working copy performance improvements

- handle existing working copies which become externals

- fix recording of WC meta-data for foreign repos copies

- fix calculating repository path of replaced directories

- fix calculating repository path after commit of switched nodes

- svnrdump: don't provide HEAD+1 as base revision for deletes

- don't leave conflict markers on files that are moved

- avoid unnecessary subtree mergeinfo recording

- fix diff of a locally copied directory with props

**Server-side bugfixes:**

- fsfs: fix a problem verifying pre-1.4 repos used with 1.8

- svnadmin freeze: fix memory allocation error

- svnadmin load: tolerate invalid mergeinfo at r0

- svnadmin load: strip references to r1 from mergeinfo http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=45 38

- svnsync: strip any r0 references from mergeinfo http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=44 76

- fsfs: reduce memory consumption when operating on dag nodes

- reject invalid get-location-segments requests in mod_dav_svn and svnserve

- mod_dav_svn: reject invalid txnprop change requests

**Client-side and server-side bugfixes:**

- fix undefined behaviour in string buffer routines

- fix consistency issues with APR r/w locks on Windows

- fix occasional SEGV if threads load DSOs in parallel

- properly duplicate svn error objects

- fix use-after-free in config parser

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: High

ID: 85065

File Name: fedora_2015-11795.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/29/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:subversion, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/8/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0202, CVE-2015-0248, CVE-2015-0251

FEDORA: 2015-11795