Updated: subversion-1.8.3-1

David Rothenberger daveroth@acm.org
Sat Aug 31 16:12:00 GMT 2013


NEWS:
=====
See CHANGES (URL below) for more information about the differences
between 1.8.0 and previous Subversion releases.

IMPORTANT: Please read the release notes (URL below) before
upgrading from a previous major release. 1.8 includes a new working
copy format with a manual upgrade operation. This will render your
working copy unusable with previous major releases. Furthermore,
there are some issues trying to upgrade corrupt working copies.

Please see the release notes

  http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8.html

for more details about the changes in Subversion.

See

  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/tags/1.8.3/CHANGES

for more details about the changes in 1.8.3.

This release changes mod_dav_svn to no longer map requests to the local
filesystem.  Administrators of mod_dav_svn servers should read the
section about this in the release notes:
    http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8.html#mod_dav_svn-fsmap

SECURITY:
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This release addresses three security issues:
     CVE-2013-4246: fsfs: corruption from editing packed revision properties
     CVE-2013-4262: admin-side tools: symlink attack against pid file
     CVE-2013-4277: svnserve: symlink attack against pid file

More information on these vulnerabilities, including the relevant
advisories and potential attack vectors and workarounds, can be found
on the Subversion security website:
    http://subversion.apache.org/security/


DESCRIPTION:
============
Subversion is a version control system designed to be a compelling
successor to CVS.

Please see 

  http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/index.html

for the latest official release of the Subversion Book.

DOWNLOAD:
=========
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David Rothenberger  ----  daveroth@acm.org

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        The philosophical principle that even the simplest
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