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libneon vulnerability



[CLA-2004:841] Conectiva Security Announcement - libneon

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : libneon
SUMMARY   : Fix for a buffer overflow vulnerability
DATE      : 2004-05-25 16:34:00
ID        : CLA-2004:841
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 9

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DESCRIPTION
 "libneon"[1] is a library used by some WebDAV clients.
 
 Stefan Esser from e-matters security published[2] an advisory about a
 vulnerability[3] in the libneon library which could be abused by
 remote WebDAV servers to execute arbitrary code on the client
 accessing these servers.


SOLUTION
 It is recommended that all libneon users upgrade their packages.
 
 
 REFERENCES
 1. http://www.webdav.org/neon/ 
 2. http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/062004.html 
 3. http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0398 


UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/SRPMS/libneon-0.23.5-21884U9 0_2cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/RPMS/libneon-devel-0.23.5-2188 4U90_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/RPMS/libneon-devel-static-0.23. 5-21884U90_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/RPMS/libneon-doc-0.23.5-21884 U90_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/RPMS/libneon23-0.23.5-21884U9 0_2cl.i386.rpm


ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
 The apt tool can be used to perform RPM packages upgrades:

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade

 Detailed instructions regarding the use of apt and upgrade examples 
 can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en 

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All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions
on how to import it can be found at 
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en 
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be
found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en 

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All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en 

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Copyright (c) 2004 Conectiva Inc.
http://www.conectiva.com 

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