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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Multiple format string vulnerabilities in cadaver
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200404-14
(Multiple format string vulnerabilities in cadaver)
Cadaver code includes the neon library, which in versions 0.24.4 and
previous is vulnerable to multiple format string attacks. The latest
version of cadaver uses version 0.24.5 of the neon library, which makes it
immune to this vulnerability.
When using cadaver to connect to an untrusted WebDAV server, this
vulnerability can permit a malicious remote server to execute arbitrary code
on the client with the rights of the user using cadaver.
A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised
to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
cadaver users should upgrade to version 0.22.1 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-misc/cadaver-0.22.1"
# emerge ">=net-misc/cadaver-0.22.1"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
|Lot of 20 Intel Xeon E3-1220 Quad Core Processor - 3.10GHz SR00F Socket 1155
|Lot of 4 Intel Core Processor SR0N1 i3-3110M 2.40Ghz
|Dell Inspiron 15.6" 15-5548 Genuine CPU Cooling Fan 3RRG4 DC28000EDR0 GLP*
|Intel Core 2 Duo 1.86Ghz 4M/1066 Dual Core CPU 6320 SLA4U MALAY L721A137
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