The vulnerability was discovered by Joe Schaefer.
Vulnerable component: Subversion
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS conditions on the target system.
The weakness exists due to NULL pointer dereference in the mod_dav_svn module when processing baselined WebDAV resources. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted request, send it to the victim and cause the Subversion server to crash.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in denial of service on the vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.