CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2010-11-26
Bugzilla: 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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Instance
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 February 15, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (subversion) RHSA-2011:0258 February 15, 2011

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