Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Fedora Local Security Checks >> Fedora Core 3 2005-953: w3c-libwww


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 3 2005-953: w3c-libwww

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the w3c-libwww package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-953 (w3c-libwww).

Libwww is a general-purpose Web API written in C for Unix and Windows (Win32).
With a highly extensible and layered API, it can accommodate many different
types of applications including clients, robots, etc. The purpose of libwww
is to provide a highly optimized HTTP sample implementation as well as other
Internet protocols and to serve as a testbed for protocol experiments.

Update Information:

This update fixes libwww's handling of multipart/byteranges
content and a possible stack overflow.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

12.5" ThinkPad X230 Tablet | Core i7 3520M 2.90GHz | 320GB HDD | 8GB RAM | Wi-Fi
$170.0
12.5Lenovo IdeaPad U530 I7 4510U 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" FHD view Cam bluetooth wifi
$399.97
Lenovo IdeaPad U530 I7 4510U 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6ThinkPad T510 Laptop 15.6" (i5-M560, 4GB mem, 320GB HDD, DVDRAM)
$174.99
ThinkPad T510 Laptop 15.6Lenovo 300s H50-50 H50-55 Power Button LED Cable 04X2792
$19.99
Lenovo 300s H50-50 H50-55 Power Button LED Cable 04X2792 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.