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SuSE-SA:2004:018: 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 SuSE-SA:2004:018 (subversion).


Subversion is a version control system like the well documented CVS.
The subversion code is vulnerable to a remotely exploitable buffer
overflow on the heap. The bug appears before any authentication took
place. A possible hacker is able to execute arbitray code by abusing this
vulnerability.

There is no temporary workaround known.

Please download the update package for your distribution and verify its
integrity by the methods listed in section 3) of this announcement.
Then, install the package using the command 'rpm -Fhv file.rpm' to apply
the update.

Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/2004_18_subversion.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

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

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