[USN-2721-1] Subversion vulnerabilities

2015-08-24T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:32400
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-08-24T00:00:00

Description

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2721-1 August 20, 2015

subversion vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 15.04
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Subversion.

Software Description: - subversion: Advanced version control system

Details:

It was discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module incorrectly handled REPORT requests for a resource that does not exist. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-3580)

It was discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module incorrectly handled requests requiring a lookup for a virtual transaction name that does not exist. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-8108)

Evgeny Kotkov discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module incorrectly handled large numbers of REPORT requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-0202)

Evgeny Kotkov discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn and svnserve modules incorrectly certain crafted parameter combinations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-0248)

Ivan Zhakov discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module incorrectly handled crafted v1 HTTP protocol request sequences. A remote attacker could use this issue to spoof the svn:author property. (CVE-2015-0251)

C. Michael Pilato discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module incorrectly restricted anonymous access. A remote attacker could use this issue to read hidden files via the path name. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-3184)

C. Michael Pilato discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled path-based authorization. A remote attacker could use this issue to obtain sensitive path information. (CVE-2015-3187)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 15.04: libapache2-svn 1.8.10-5ubuntu1.1 libsvn1 1.8.10-5ubuntu1.1 subversion 1.8.10-5ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libapache2-svn 1.8.8-1ubuntu3.2 libsvn1 1.8.8-1ubuntu3.2 subversion 1.8.8-1ubuntu3.2

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libapache2-svn 1.6.17dfsg-3ubuntu3.5 libsvn1 1.6.17dfsg-3ubuntu3.5 subversion 1.6.17dfsg-3ubuntu3.5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2721-1 CVE-2014-3580, CVE-2014-8108, CVE-2015-0202, CVE-2015-0248, CVE-2015-0251, CVE-2015-3184, CVE-2015-3187

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/subversion/1.8.10-5ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/subversion/1.8.8-1ubuntu3.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/subversion/1.6.17dfsg-3ubuntu3.5

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