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[GLSA-200405-15] cadaver heap-based buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
cadaver heap-based buffer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200405-15
(cadaver heap-based buffer overflow)
Stefan Esser discovered a vulnerability in the code of the neon library
(see GLSA 200405-13). This library is also included in cadaver.
When connected to a malicious WebDAV server, this vulnerability could allow
remote execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are advised to upgrade
to the latest available version of cadaver.
All users of cadaver should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-misc/cadaver-0.22.2"
# emerge ">=net-misc/cadaver-0.22.2"
Threat Level: Medium
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