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MDKSA-2004:049: libneon

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libneon package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:049 (libneon).


It was discovered that in portions of neon, sscanf() is used in an unsafe
manner. This will result in an overflow of a static heap variable.
The updated packages provide a patched libneon to correct these problems.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:049
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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