Apache Subversion walk() denial of service
|subversion-walk-dos (64472)||Medium Risk|
Apache Subversion is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the walk(). A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of Subversion (1.6.15 or later), available from the Apache Software Foundation Web site. See References.
- Apache Software Foundation Web site: Subversion.
- gmane Mailing List, Kurt Seifried | 2 Jan 23:23: CVE request for subversion.
- BID-45655: Apache Subversion Server Component Multiple Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2010-4539: The walk function in repos.c in the mod_dav_svn module for the Apache HTTP Server, as distributed in Apache Subversion before 1.6.15, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via vectors that trigger the walking of SVNParentPath collections.
- OSVDB ID: 70332: Apache Subversion Apache HTTP Server mod_dav_svn repos.c walk FunctionSVNParentPath Collection Remote DoS
- RHSA-2011-0257: Moderate: subversion security update
- RHSA-2011-0258: Moderate: subversion security update
- SA42780: Apache Subversion Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1024934: Subversion SVNParentPath Collection Processing Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- SUSE-SR:2011:005: SUSE Security Summary Report
- Apache Subversion 1.6.13
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux EUS 5.6.z
- RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Long Life 5.6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 6.0.z
Jan 02, 2011
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