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Very urgent security bug found

From: Dave Oxley <david.oxley_at_workplace-systems.plc.uk>
Date: 2003-07-24 21:32:33 CEST

Urgent bug found in 0.25:
I'm running SVN 0.25 with Apache 2.0.47 on RedHat Linux 8.0.

My httpd.conf file contains:

    <Location /repos>
        DAV svn
        SVNPath /var/repos
        AuthType Basic
        AuthName "Developer access required"
        AuthUserFile /usr/local/apache/conf/passwords
        AuthGroupFile /usr/local/apache/conf/groups
        require group Development

Using a web browser I am prompted for user name and password when
accessing the url:
but I am not prompted for a user name and password when accessing the url:

Basically, the security is bypassed when trying to view files in the


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