Public Date:
929082: CVE-2013-1845 Subversion (mod_dav_svn): DoS (excessive memory use) when large number of properties are set or deleted

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module in Subversion 1.6.x before 1.6.21 and 1.7.0 through 1.7.8 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by (1) setting or (2) deleting a large number of properties for a file or directory.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1845 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 6 (subversion) RHSA-2013:0737 2013-04-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (subversion) RHSA-2013:0737 2013-04-11


Red Hat would like to thank the Apache Subversion project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Alexander Klink as the original reporter of this flaw.

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