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1247252: CVE-2015-3187 subversion: svn_repos_trace_node_locations() reveals paths hidden by authz
It was found that when an SVN server (both svnserve and httpd with the mod_dav_svn module) searched the history of a file or a directory, it would disclose its location in the repository if that file or directory was not readable (for example, if it had been moved).

Find out more about CVE-2015-3187 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue affects the version of subversion as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. 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:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
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


Red Hat would like to thank Apache Software Foundation for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges C. Michael Pilato, CollabNet, as the original reporter.

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