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FreeBSD: VID-AC256985-B6A9-11E6-A3BF-206A8A720317 (CVE-2016-8734): subversion -- Unrestricted XML entity expansion in mod_dontdothat and Subversionclients using http(s)

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FreeBSD: VID-AC256985-B6A9-11E6-A3BF-206A8A720317 (CVE-2016-8734): subversion -- Unrestricted XML entity expansion in mod_dontdothat and Subversionclients using http(s)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/29/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2016
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)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-subversion
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-subversion18

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