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[GLSA-200406-03] sitecopy: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
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.

Impact

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

Workaround

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

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 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

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