Ubuntu 3869-1: Subversion vulnerability

    Date24 Jan 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    3340
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Subversion could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted input.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3869-1
    January 24, 2019
    
    subversion vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    
    Summary:
    
    Subversion could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted
    input.
    
    Software Description:
    - subversion: Advanced version control system
    
    Details:
    
    Ivan Zhakov discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled certain
    inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
    service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      libapache2-mod-svn              1.10.0-2ubuntu2.1
      libsvn1                         1.10.0-2ubuntu2.1
      subversion                      1.10.0-2ubuntu2.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3869-1
      CVE-2018-11803
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/subversion/1.10.0-2ubuntu2.1
    
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