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[GLSA-200409-35] Subversion: Metadata information leak

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Subversion: Metadata information leak

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-35
(Subversion: Metadata information leak)


There is a bug in mod_authz_svn that causes it to reveal logged metadata
regarding commits to protected areas.

Impact

Protected files themselves will not be revealed, but a possible hacker could use
the metadata to reveal the existence of protected areas, such as paths,
file versions, and the commit logs from those areas.

Workaround

Rather than using mod_authz_svn, move protected areas into seperate
repositories and use native Apache authentication to make these
repositories unreadable.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0749
http://subversion.tigris.org/security/CAN-2004-0749-advisory.txt


Solution:
All Subversion users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-util/subversion-1.0.8"
# emerge ">=dev-util/subversion-1.0.8"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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