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Fedora Core 2 2004-166: subversion

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the subversion package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-166 (subversion).

Subversion is a concurrent version control system which enables one
or more users to collaborate in developing and maintaining a
hierarchy of files and directories while keeping a history of all
changes. Subversion only stores the differences between versions,
instead of every complete file. Subversion is intended to be a
compelling replacement for CVS.

Update Information:

A heap overflow vulnerability was discovered in the svn:// protocol
handling library, libsvn_ra_svn. If using the svnserve daemon,
an unauthenticated client may be able execute arbitrary code as
the user the daemon runs as. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project ( has assigned the name CVE-2004-0413.

This issue does not affect the mod_dav_svn module.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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