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929095: CVE-2013-1884 Subversion (mod_dav_svn): DoS (crash) via malformed log REPORT requests

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module in Subversion 1.7.0 through 1.7.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via a log REPORT request with an invalid limit, which triggers an access of an uninitialized variable.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1884 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of subversion as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 subversion Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 subversion Not affected


Red Hat would like to thank the Apache Subversion for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Greg McMullin, Stefan Fuhrmann, Philip Martin and Ben Reser as the original reporters of this flaw.