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Debian: DSA-4851-1: subversion security update

Date 13 Feb 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Thomas Akesson discovered a remotely triggerable vulnerability in the mod_authz_svn module in Subversion, a version control system. When using in-repository authz rules with the AuthzSVNReposRelativeAccessFile option an unauthenticated remote client can take advantage of this flaw

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4851-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
February 13, 2021                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : subversion
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-17525
Debian Bug     : 982464

Thomas Akesson discovered a remotely triggerable vulnerability in the
mod_authz_svn module in Subversion, a version control system. When using
in-repository authz rules with the AuthzSVNReposRelativeAccessFile
option an unauthenticated remote client can take advantage of this flaw
to cause a denial of service by sending a request for a non-existing
repository URL.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.10.4-1+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your subversion packages.

For the detailed security status of subversion please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/subversion

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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