Fedora 10 Update: subversion-1.6.4-2.fc10
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This update includes the latest stable release of Subversion, including several enhancements, many bug fixes, and a fix for a security issue: Matt Lewis reported multiple heap overflow flaws in Subversion (servers and clients) when parsing binary deltas. Malicious users with commit access to a vulnerable server could uses these flaws to cause a heap overflow on the server running Subversion. A malicious Subversion server could use these flaws to cause a heap overflow on vulnerable clients when they attempt to checkout or update, resulting in a crash or, possibly, arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable client. (CVE-2009-2411) Version 1.6 offers many bug fixes and enhancements over 1.5, with the notable major features: - identical files share storage space in repository - file-externals support for intra-repository files - "tree" conflicts now handled more gracefully - repository root relative URL support on most commands For more information on changes in 1.6, see the release notes: http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.6_releasenotes.html This update includes the latest release of Subversion, version 1.6.2. Version 1.6 offers many bug fixes and enhancements over 1.5, with the notable major features: * identical files share storage space in repository * file- externals support for intra-repository files * "tree" conflicts now handled more gracefully * repository root relative URL support on most commands
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-8432
2009-08-10 21:15:14
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Name        : subversion
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.6.4
Release     : 2.fc10
URL         : http://subversion.tigris.org/
Summary     : A Modern Concurrent Version Control System
Description :
Subversion is a concurrent version control system which enables one
or more users to collaborate in developing and maintaining a
hierarchy of files and directories while keeping a history of all
changes.  Subversion only stores the differences between versions,
instead of every complete file.  Subversion is intended to be a
compelling replacement for CVS.

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Update Information:

This update includes the latest stable release of Subversion, including several
enhancements, many bug fixes, and a fix for a security issue:    Matt Lewis
reported multiple heap overflow flaws in Subversion (servers and clients) when
parsing binary deltas. Malicious users with commit access to a vulnerable server
could uses these flaws to cause a heap overflow on the server running
Subversion. A malicious Subversion server could use these flaws to cause a heap
overflow on vulnerable clients when they attempt to checkout or update,
resulting in a crash or, possibly, arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable
client. (CVE-2009-2411)    Version 1.6 offers many bug fixes and enhancements
over 1.5, with the notable major features:    - identical files share storage
space in repository  - file-externals support for intra-repository files  -
"tree" conflicts now handled more gracefully  - repository root relative URL
support on most commands    For more information on changes in 1.6, see the
release notes:    http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.6_releasenotes.html    This
update includes the latest release of Subversion, version 1.6.2.    Version 1.6
offers many bug fixes and enhancements over 1.5, with the notable major
features:     * identical files share storage space in repository   * file-
externals support for intra-repository files   * "tree" conflicts now handled
more gracefully   * repository root relative URL support on most commands
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Aug  7 2009 Joe Orton  1.6.4-2
- update to 1.6.4
* Thu May 28 2009 Joe Orton  1.6.2-2.fc10
- update to 1.6.2 (#500933, #469524)
* Fri Jan 30 2009 Joe Orton  1.5.5-4.fc10
- rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #514744 - CVE-2009-2411 subversion: integer overflow
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=514744
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update subversion' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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