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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2016-8734

Subversion: external XML entity injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data to Subversion, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Subversion, Fedora, openSUSE Leap.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 29/11/2016.
Identifiers: CVE-2016-8734, FEDORA-2017-c629f16f6c, openSUSE-SU-2016:3073-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-21236.

Description of the vulnerability

XML data can contain external entities (DTD): <!ENTITY name SYSTEM "file"> ...
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