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RHSA-2009:1203: subversion security update

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RHSA-2009:1203: subversion security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/07/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Subversion (SVN) is a concurrent version control system which enables oneor more users to collaborate in developing and maintaining a hierarchy offiles and directories while keeping a history of all changes.Matt Lewis, of Google, reported multiple heap overflow flaws in Subversion(server and client) when parsing binary deltas. A malicious user withcommit access to a server could use these flaws to cause a heap overflow onthat server. A malicious server could use these flaws to cause a heapoverflow on a client when it attempts to checkout or update. These heapoverflows can result in a crash or, possibly, arbitrary code execution.(CVE-2009-2411)All Subversion users should upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain a backported patch to correct these issues. After installing theupdated packages, the Subversion server must be restarted for the updateto take effect: restart httpd if you are using mod_dav_svn, or restartsvnserve if it is used.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-mod_dav_svn
  • redhat-upgrade-subversion
  • redhat-upgrade-subversion-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-subversion-javahl
  • redhat-upgrade-subversion-perl
  • redhat-upgrade-subversion-ruby

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