CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2013-04-04
Bugzilla: 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 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-2013:0737 April 11, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (subversion) RHSA-2013:0737 April 11, 2013

External References


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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