Bug 970014 (CVE-2013-1968) - CVE-2013-1968 subversion (FSFS format): Filenames with newline character can lead to revision corruption
Summary: CVE-2013-1968 subversion (FSFS format): Filenames with newline character can ...
Alias: CVE-2013-1968
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 970042 1064216 1064218 1064221 1064222
Blocks: 970062 1062046
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Reported: 2013-06-03 10:24 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2021-02-17 07:40 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: Subversion 1.6.23, Subversion 1.7.10
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2014-10-21 09:13:13 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2014:0255 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: subversion security update 2014-03-06 00:00:14 UTC

Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-03 10:24:17 UTC
A security flaw was found in the way FSFS repository format functionality of Subversion, a concurrent version control system, processed filenames containing newline (ASCII 0x0a) character sequence. Remote attacker (via malicious client) could commit a revision for the FSFS repository, containing specially-crafted content that in subsequent requests could lead to disruption of the service of that repository for other users.

[1] http://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2013-1968-advisory.txt

[2] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/subversion-dev/201305.mbox/%3CCADkdwvTxsMFeHgc8bK2V-2PrSrKoBffTi8+xbHA5tocrrewWew@mail.gmail.com%3E
[3] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/subversion-dev/201305.mbox/%3CCADkdwvRK51pQsybfvsAzjxQJrmVpL0fEa1K4WGkUP9Tzz6KFDw@mail.gmail.com%3E

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-03 10:28:30 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the subversion package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.


This issue affects the versions of the subversion package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17 and 18. Please schedule an update.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-03 11:20:57 UTC
Created subversion tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 970042]

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-03 11:49:47 UTC
Upstream ticket:

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-18 04:11:10 UTC

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.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-08-15 02:33:12 UTC
subversion-1.7.11-1.fc18.1 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 7 Tomas Hoger 2014-10-21 09:13:13 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:0255 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0255.html

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