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

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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
allow execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running tla.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200405-01.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200405-13.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200405-25.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'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14511 (gentoo_GLSA-200405-25.nasl)

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