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[ GLSA 201904-08 ] Subversion: Denial of Service
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201904-08
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Subversion: Denial of Service
Date: April 02, 2019
Bugs: #676094
ID: 201904-08

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in Subversion could lead to a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
==========

Subversion is a version control system intended to eventually replace
CVS. Like CVS, it has an optional client-server architecture (where the
server can be an Apache server running mod_svn, or an ssh program as in
CVS’s :ext: method). In addition to supporting the features found in
CVS, Subversion also provides support for moving and copying files and
directories.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-vcs/subversion < 1.10.4 >= 1.10.4

Description
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A vulnerability was discovered in Subversion's mod_dav_svn, that could
lead to a Denial of Service Condition.

Impact
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An attacker could cause a possible enial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Subversion users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-vcs/subversion-1.10.4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-11803
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-11803

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-08

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5