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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe mod_dav_svn server in Subversion 1.8.0 through 1.8.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of REPORT requests, which trigger the traversal of FSFS repository nodes. (CVE-2015-0202)
An assertion failure flaw was found in the way the SVN server processed certain requests with dynamically evaluated revision numbers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause the SVN server (both svnserve and httpd with the mod_dav_svn module) to crash.
It was found that the mod_dav_svn module did not properly validate the svn:author property of certain requests. An attacker able to create new revisions could use this flaw to spoof the svn:author property.
SolutionRun 'yum update subversion mod_dav_svn' to update your system.