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1331683: CVE-2016-2168 subversion: DoS in mod_authz_svn during COPY/MOVE authorization check

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The req_check_access function in the mod_authz_svn module in the httpd server in Apache Subversion before 1.8.16 and 1.9.x before 1.9.4 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a crafted header in a (1) MOVE or (2) COPY request, involving an authorization check.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2168 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 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
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 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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