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[GLSA-200405-25] tla: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
tla: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200405-25
(tla: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon)


Multiple format string vulnerabilities and a heap overflow vulnerability
were discovered in the code of the neon library (GLSA 200405-01 and
200405-13). Current versions of the tla package include their own version
of this library.

Impact

When connected to a malicious WebDAV server, these vulnerabilities could
permit execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running tla.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200405-01.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200405-13.xml


Solution:
All users of tla should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-util/tla-1.2-r2"
# emerge ">=dev-util/tla-1.2-r2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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