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

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References


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