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[GLSA-200405-25] tla: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
tla: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200405-25
(tla: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon)
Multiple format string vulnerabilities and a heap overflow vulnerability
were discovered in the code of the neon library (GLSA 200405-01 and
200405-13). Current versions of the tla package include their own version
of this library.
When connected to a malicious WebDAV server, these vulnerabilities could
allow execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running tla.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All users of tla should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-util/tla-1.2-r2"
# emerge ">=dev-util/tla-1.2-r2"
Threat Level: Medium
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