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[DSA506] DSA-506-1 neon Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-506-1 neon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Stefan Esser discovered a problem in neon, an HTTP and WebDAV client
library. User input is copied into variables not large enough for all
cases. This can lead to an overflow of a static heap variable.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.19.3-2woody5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.23.9.dfsg-2 and neon_0.24.6.dfsg-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libneon* packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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