DescriptionSvnserve in Apache Subversion 1.4.0 through 1.7.12 and 1.8.0 through 1.8.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files or kill arbitrary processes via a symlink attack on the file specified by the --pid-file option.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs721542

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
subversion (PTS)buster, buster (security)1.10.4-1+deb10u3fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye1.14.1-3+deb11u1fixed
sid, trixie1.14.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - subversion <no-dsa> (Minor issue, PID file not created by default)
[wheezy] - subversion <no-dsa> (Minor issue, PID file not created by default)

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