FreeBSD : neon -- NULL pointer dereference in Digest domain support (755fa519-80a9-11dd-8de5-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Joe Orton reports :

A NULL pointer deference in the Digest authentication support in neon
versions 0.28.0 through 0.28.2 inclusive allows a malicious server to
crash a client application, resulting in possible denial of service.

See also :

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476571
http://lists.manyfish.co.uk/pipermail/neon/2008-August/000040.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?02c41d54

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34188 (freebsd_pkg_755fa51980a911dd8de50030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30710

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3746

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