Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5372-1
April 12, 2022

subversion vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in Subversion.

Software Description:
- subversion: Advanced version control system


Evgeny Kotkov discovered that Subversion servers did not properly follow
path-based authorization rules in certain cases. An attacker could
potentially use this issue to retrieve information about private paths.

Thomas Weißschuh discovered that Subversion servers did not properly handle
memory in certain configurations. A remote attacker could potentially use
this issue to cause a denial of service or other unspecified impact.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.10:
  libapache2-mod-svn              1.14.1-3ubuntu0.1
  libsvn-java                     1.14.1-3ubuntu0.1
  libsvn-perl                     1.14.1-3ubuntu0.1
  libsvn1                         1.14.1-3ubuntu0.1
  python3-subversion              1.14.1-3ubuntu0.1
  ruby-svn                        1.14.1-3ubuntu0.1
  subversion                      1.14.1-3ubuntu0.1
  subversion-tools                1.14.1-3ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  libapache2-mod-svn              1.13.0-3ubuntu0.1
  libsvn-java                     1.13.0-3ubuntu0.1
  libsvn-perl                     1.13.0-3ubuntu0.1
  libsvn1                         1.13.0-3ubuntu0.1
  python-subversion               1.13.0-3ubuntu0.1
  ruby-svn                        1.13.0-3ubuntu0.1
  subversion                      1.13.0-3ubuntu0.1
  subversion-tools                1.13.0-3ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2021-28544, CVE-2022-24070

Package Information: