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[DSA487] DSA-487-1 neon Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Multiple format string vulnerabilities were discovered in neon, an
HTTP and WebDAV client library. These vulnerabilities could
potentially be exploited by a malicious WebDAV server to execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the process using libneon.
For the current stable distribution (woody) these problems have been
fixed in version 0.19.3-2woody3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you update your neon package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-487
Threat Level: High
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