Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3424-1 subversion -- security update

Date Reported:
16 Dec 2015
Affected Packages:
subversion
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-5343.
More information:

Ivan Zhakov discovered an integer overflow in mod_dav_svn, which allows an attacker with write access to the server to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (wheezy) is not affected.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.10-6+deb8u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your subversion packages.