Public Date:
667407: CVE-2010-4539 Subversion (mod_dav_svn): DoS (crash) by processing certain requests to display all available repositories to a web browser

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The walk function in repos.c in the mod_dav_svn module for the Apache HTTP Server, as distributed in Apache Subversion before 1.6.15, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via vectors that trigger the walking of SVNParentPath collections.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4539 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (subversion) RHSA-2011:0257 2011-02-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (subversion) RHSA-2011:0258 2011-02-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 subversion Not affected