Security update for subversion
(Last modified: 29SEP2004)
solutions Security update for subversion SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f1e4c0242f65ff88f49218e6f83810a1)
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
If a Subversion commit affects paths that an administrator has marked "unreadable" using mod_authz_svn, then
- "svn log -v" will list the existence of the unreadable paths;
- "svn log -v" will show the commit's log message, which might be considered sensitive metadata in some situations;
- "svn propget" is also able to fetch the log message of any commit;
- "svn blame" and other commands that follow renames are able to acknowledge the existence of earlier versions of files that exist at unreadable locations.
These issues only affects users of mod_authz_svn, not people using native httpd.conf directives (such as <Limit> or <LimitExcept>) directives to limit general readability on whole repositories.
rpm -Fvh subversion.rpm subversion-server.rpm subversion-devel.rpm
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