CVE-2016-6312

NameCVE-2016-6312
DescriptionThe mod_dontdothat component of the mod_dav_svn Apache module in Subversion as packaged in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11 does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows remote authenticated users with access to the webdav repository to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and httpd crash). NOTE: Exists as a regression to CVE-2009-1955.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apr-util (PTS)jessie1.5.4-1fixed
stretch1.5.4-3fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.6.1-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apr-utilsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- apr-util <not-affected> (RHEL-5.11 specific regression)

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