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Debian: Security update for Subversion

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Subversion, the version control system. The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module can be crashed though when asked to deliver baselined WebDAV resources. The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module can trigger a loop which consumes all available memory on the system. The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module may leak to remote users the file contents of files configured to be unreadable by those users. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2251-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
June 02, 2011                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : subversion
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1752 CVE-2011-1783 CVE-2011-1921 

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Subversion, the version
control system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:

CVE-2011-1752

   The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module can be crashed though
   when asked to deliver baselined WebDAV resources.

CVE-2011-1783

   The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module can trigger a loop which
   consumes all available memory on the system.

CVE-2011-1921

   The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module may leak to remote users
   the file contents of files configured to be unreadable by those
   users.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5.1dfsg1-7.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.12dfsg-6.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.17dfsg-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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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