Security update for subversion

SUSE Security Update: Security update for subversion
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:0424-1
Rating: important
References: #1181687
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for subversion fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2020-17525: A null-pointer-dereference has been found in mod_authz_svn that results in a remote unauthenticated Denial-of-Service in some server configurations (bsc#1181687).

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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2021-424=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libsvn_auth_gnome_keyring-1-0-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • libsvn_auth_gnome_keyring-1-0-debuginfo-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-debuginfo-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-debugsource-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-devel-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-perl-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-perl-debuginfo-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-python-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-python-debuginfo-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-server-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-server-debuginfo-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-tools-1.10.6-3.3.1
    • subversion-tools-debuginfo-1.10.6-3.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • subversion-bash-completion-1.10.6-3.3.1