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Vulnerability Assessment Details
sitecopy: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-03
(sitecopy: 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 sitecopy package include their own
version of this library.
When connected to a malicious WebDAV server, these vulnerabilities could
permit execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of sitecopy.
All sitecopy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-misc/sitecopy-0.13.4-r2"
# emerge ">=net-misc/sitecopy-0.13.4-r2"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
|HP NC523SFP 10Gb 2-Port Network Adapter 593717-B21 593715-001
|Intellinet Network Solutions 561174 5-Port Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Switch with SFP
|509506-003 Amphenol SFP 4GB .5M Fiber Channel CABLE
|Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director-switch, w/ 8Gbps Fibre Channel Shortwave SFP+
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