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Fedora Core 1 2004-103: neon

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the neon package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-103 (neon).

neon is an HTTP and WebDAV client library, with a C interface

providing a high-level interface to HTTP and WebDAV methods along
with a low-level interface for HTTP request handling. neon
supports persistent connections, proxy servers, basic, digest and
Kerberos authentication, and has complete SSL support.

Update Information:

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in neon 0.24.4 and earlier
permit remote malicious WebDAV servers to execute arbitrary code.

Updated packages were made available in April 2004 however the original
update notification email did not make it to fedora-announce-list at
that time.



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-103.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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