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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8734: Security patch for subversion,mod_dav_svn (ALAS-2017-794)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8734: Security patch for subversion,mod_dav_svn (ALAS-2017-794)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/29/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/07/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Apache Subversion's mod_dontdothat module and HTTP clients 1.4.0 through 1.8.16, and 1.9.0 through 1.9.4 are vulnerable to a denial-of-service attack caused by exponential XML entity expansion. The attack can cause the targeted process to consume an excessive amount of CPU resources or memory.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mod_dav_svn
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-subversion

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mod_dav_svn
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-subversion

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