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[GLSA-200405-15] cadaver heap-based buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
cadaver heap-based buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200405-15
(cadaver heap-based buffer overflow)


Stefan Esser discovered a vulnerability in the code of the neon library
(see GLSA 200405-13). This library is also included in cadaver.

Impact

When connected to a malicious WebDAV server, this vulnerability could permit
remote execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running
cadaver.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are advised to upgrade
to the latest available version of cadaver.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0398
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200405-13.xml


Solution:
All users of cadaver should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-misc/cadaver-0.22.2"
# emerge ">=net-misc/cadaver-0.22.2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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