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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1783

Original release date: 06/06/2011
Last revised: 11/02/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The mod_dav_svn module for the Apache HTTP Server, as distributed in Apache Subversion 1.5.x and 1.6.x before 1.6.17, when the SVNPathAuthz short_circuit option is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and memory consumption) in opportunistic circumstances by requesting data.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45162
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1144-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44888
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2251
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44849
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://subversion.apache.org/security/CVE-2011-1783-advisory.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2012-02-01-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709112
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/tags/1.6.17/CHANGES
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18889
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0862
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:106
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44633
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 48091
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5130
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-8352
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-8341
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44681
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025618

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)