Security update for subversion

SUSE Security Update: Security update for subversion
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2032-1
Rating: important
References: #1049448 #1142721 #1142743
Cross-References: CVE-2018-11782 CVE-2019-0203
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.


This update for subversion fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-11782: Fixed a remote denial of service in svnserve 'get-deleted-rev' (bsc#1142743).
  • CVE-2019-0203: Fixed a remote, unauthenticated denial of service in svnserve (bsc#1142721).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • Add instructions for running svnserve as a user different from "svn", and remove sysconfig variables that are no longer effective with the systemd unit. bsc#1049448

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-2032=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libsvn_auth_gnome_keyring-1-0-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • libsvn_auth_gnome_keyring-1-0-debuginfo-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-debuginfo-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-debugsource-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-devel-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-perl-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-perl-debuginfo-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-python-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-python-debuginfo-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-server-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-server-debuginfo-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-tools-1.8.19-25.9.1
    • subversion-tools-debuginfo-1.8.19-25.9.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • subversion-bash-completion-1.8.19-25.9.1