Public Date:
1205140: CVE-2015-0251 subversion: (mod_dav_svn) spoofing svn:author property values for new revisions
It was found that the mod_dav_svn module did not properly validate the svn:author property of certain requests. An attacker able to create new revisions could use this flaw to spoof the svn:author property.

Find out more about CVE-2015-0251 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Low security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle:

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (subversion) RHSA-2015:1633 2015-08-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (subversion) RHSA-2015:1742 2015-09-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 subversion Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank the Apache Software Foundation for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Evgeny Kotkov of VisualSVN as the original reporter.

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