DSA 2181-1: subversion security update
Posted on: 03/04/2011 10:55 AM

A subversion update is available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2181-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer
March 04, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : subversion
Vulnerability : denial of service
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-0715

Philip Martin discovered that HTTP-based Subversion servers crash when
processing lock requests on repositories which support unauthenticated
read access.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5.1dfsg1-6.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.12dfsg-5.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem will be fixed in version 1.6.16dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your subversion packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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