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Subversion Binary Delta Parsing Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2009-08-07    Last Update:  2010-07-01    Views:  5,874

Secunia Advisory SA36184

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Subversion, which can be exploited by malicious users and malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to input validation errors in the processing of svndiff streams in the libsvn_delta library. This is related to a vulnerability in the APR library.

For more information:
SA36140

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code, but requires commit access to a vulnerable server or that a client uses a malicious server.

The vulnerabilities are reported in 1.5.6 and prior, and 1.6.0 through 1.6.3.


Solution:
Update to version 1.5.7 or 1.6.4

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Matt Lewis, Google.

Original Advisory:
http://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2009-2411-advisory.txt
http://tortoisesvn.net/node/377

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

Subject: Subversion Binary Delta Parsing Vulnerabilities

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tom_1st RE: Subversion Binary Delta Parsing Vulnerabilities
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Last edited on 1st Jul, 2010 14:41
It relates to:
http://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2009-241...
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Anthony Wells RE: Subversion Binary Delta Parsing Vulnerabilities
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Hello ToM ,

This is not the correct place to post as your problem relates to your programme detection and not to the technical aspects of the SA itself .

I suggest you return to your original thread .

Anthony

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tom_1st RE: Subversion Binary Delta Parsing Vulnerabilities
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Last edited on 1st Jul, 2010 17:25
just wanted to provide further (technical) information since most of the links supplied on the page are dead (cp. confirm links for CVE)
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