CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2013-05-31
CWE: CWE-138
Bugzilla: 970014: CVE-2013-1968 subversion (FSFS format): Filenames with newline character can lead to revision corruption


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Subversion before 1.6.23 and 1.7.x before 1.7.10 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (FSFS repository corruption) via a newline character in a file name.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1968 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue affects the version of subversion as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
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-2014:0255 March 05, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (subversion) RHSA-2014:0255 March 05, 2014

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