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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Multiple format string vulnerabilities in neon 0.24.4 and earlier (GLSA 200405-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 09, 2004
Bug(s): #48448
ID: 200405-01

Synopsis


There are multiple format string vulnerabilities in libneon which may allow
a malicious WebDAV server to execute arbitrary code.


Background


neon provides an HTTP and WebDAV client library.


Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/neon
Vulnerable: <= 0.24.4
Unaffected: >= 0.24.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


There are multiple format string vulnerabilities in libneon which may allow
a malicious WebDAV server to execute arbitrary code under the context of
the process using libneon.


Impact


An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code under the context of the
process using libneon.


Workaround


A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised
to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.


Resolution


Neon users should upgrade to version 0.24.5 or later:
Code:
# emerge sync

    # emerge -pv ">=net-misc/neon-0.24.5"
    # emerge ">=net-misc/neon-0.24.5"


References

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