[SECURITY] Fedora 19 Update: subversion-1.7.13-1.fc19

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-09-03 21:16:26

Name        : subversion
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     : 1.7.13
Release     : 1.fc19
URL         : http://subversion.apache.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.

Update Information:

This update includes the latest stable release of Apache Subversion 1.7, version 1.7.13.  One security vulnerability is fixed in this update:

svnserve takes a --pid-file option which creates a file containing the process id it is running as.  It does not take steps to ensure that the file it has been directed at is not a symlink.  If the pid file is in a directory writeable by unprivileged users, the destination could be replaced by a symlink allowing for privilege escalation.  svnserve does not create a pid file by default.  (CVE-2013-4277)

Several bug fixes are also included:

* merge: fix bogus mergeinfo with conflicting file merges
* diff: fix duplicated path component in '--summarize' output
* mod_dav_svn: better status codes for commit failures
* mod_dav_svn: do not map requests to filesystem


* Tue Sep  3 2013 Joe Orton <jorton at redhat.com> - 1.7.13-1
- update to 1.7.13 (#1003070)
- move bash completions out of /etc (#922993)
* Thu Jul 25 2013 Joe Orton <jorton at redhat.com> - 1.7.11-1
- update to 1.7.11
- use full relro in mod_dav_svn build (#973694)

  [ 1 ] Bug #1000202 - CVE-2013-4277 subversion: svnserve is vulnerable to symlink attack

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/.

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