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1331686: CVE-2016-2167 subversion: svnserve/sasl may authenticate users using the wrong realm

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The canonicalize_username function in svnserve/cyrus_auth.c in Apache Subversion before 1.8.16 and 1.9.x before 1.9.4, when Cyrus SASL authentication is used, allows remote attackers to authenticate and bypass intended access restrictions via a realm string that is a prefix of an expected repository realm string.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2167 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 3.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 subversion Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 subversion Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 subversion Will not fix

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