|Description||Apache Subversion's mod_dontdothat module and HTTP clients 1.4.0 through 1.8.16, and 1.9.0 through 1.9.4 are vulnerable to a denial-of-service attack caused by exponential XML entity expansion. The attack can cause the targeted process to consume an excessive amount of CPU resources or memory.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|subversion (PTS)||buster, buster (security)||1.10.4-1+deb10u3||fixed|
|bullseye (security), bullseye||1.14.1-3+deb11u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
[wheezy] - subversion <no-dsa> (Minor issue, binary packages not affected since built against Neon as HTTP library)
Above wheezy entry workarounded; binary packages not affected (since in wheezy build against Neon as HTTP
library), though source is. (unimporant) for individual lines is not supported, thus workaround by marking