Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5119-1 subversion -- security update

Date Reported:
13 Apr 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-28544, CVE-2022-24070.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Subversion, a version control system.

  • CVE-2021-28544

    Evgeny Kotkov reported that Subversion servers reveal copyfrom paths that should be hidden according to configured path-based authorization (authz) rules.

  • CVE-2022-24070

    Thomas Weissschuh reported that Subversion's mod_dav_svn is prone to a use-after-free vulnerability when looking up path-based authorization rules, which can result in denial of service (crash of HTTPD worker handling the request).

For the oldstable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1.10.4-1+deb10u3.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 1.14.1-3+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your subversion packages.

For the detailed security status of subversion please refer to its security tracker page at: