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[DSA506] DSA-506-1 neon

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-506-1 neon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

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 : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-506
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10385

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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