GLSA-200406-03 : sitecopy: 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-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
allow 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.

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-200406-03.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'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14514 (gentoo_GLSA-200406-03.nasl)

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