CVE-2013-4262

NameCVE-2013-4262
Descriptionsvnwcsub.py in Subversion 1.8.0 before 1.8.3, when using the --pidfile option and running in foreground mode, allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack on the pid file. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT due to different affected versions (ADT3). The irkerbridge.py issue is covered by CVE-2013-7393.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
subversion (PTS)wheezy1.6.17dfsg-4+deb7u10vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.6.17dfsg-4+deb7u12vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1.8.10-6+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.9.5-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.9.7-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
subversionsource(unstable)1.8.5-1unimportant

Notes

Optional admin-side utilities in Subversion 1.8.x

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