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    Debian: neon Format string vulnerability

    Date 17 Apr 2004
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    These vulnerabilities could exploited by a malicious WebDAV server to execute arbitrary code with libneon's privileges.
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 487-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Matt Zimmerman
    April 16th, 2004                
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    Package        : neon
    Vulnerability  : format string
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0179
    Multiple format string vulnerabilities were discovered in neon, an
    HTTP and WebDAV client library.  These vulnerabilities could
    potentially be exploited by a malicious WebDAV server to execute
    arbitrary code with the privileges of the process using libneon.
    For the current stable distribution (woody) these problems have been
    fixed in version 0.19.3-2woody3.
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.24.5-1.
    We recommend that you update your neon package.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:   499574 9dbb8c276e5fc58a707b6e908abdce63
      Alpha architecture:
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      ARM architecture:
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      Intel IA-32 architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    65780 b72a10b0dbcbfb149b36b3053627a9d2
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    96250 043f6b4d3eb394bcaa2b7dda6a78b676
      HP Precision architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    80776 fdb1f1e337ee50318cbccfeeda0ec32f
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    67668 fc37364b5b44454a637b69b591ce8c04
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    68644 29c7188a9dfe0da26a218eea6714997b
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
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      PowerPC architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    71544 5e1812c5242835b7567d3549a334d9d8
      IBM S/390 architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    70958 632017c6cd495f5a35a3ced63f2bab88
      Sun Sparc architecture:
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          Size/MD5 checksum:    70812 c36ba230074c19cb6a58b76da986767d
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
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