CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-06-01
Bugzilla: 709112: CVE-2011-1783 subversion (mod_dav_svn): DoS (excessive memory use) when configured to provide path-based access control


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mod_dav_svn module for the Apache HTTP Server, as distributed in Apache Subversion 1.5.x and 1.6.x before 1.6.17, when the SVNPathAuthz short_circuit option is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and memory consumption) in opportunistic circumstances by requesting data.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1783 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
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-2011:0862 June 08, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (subversion) RHSA-2011:0862 June 08, 2011

External References


Red Hat would like to thank the Apache Subversion project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ivan Zhakov of VisualSVN as the original reporter.

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