FreeBSD : neon date parsing vulnerability (8d075001-a9ce-11d8-9c6d-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Stefan Esser reports :

A vulnerability within a libneon date parsing function could cause a
heap overflow which could lead to remote code execution, depending on
the application using libneon.

The vulnerability is in the function ne_rfc1036_parse, which is in
turn used by the function ne_httpdate_parse. Applications using either
of these neon functions may be vulnerable.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?51e8cba5
http://www.nessus.org/u?9a120302

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38015 (freebsd_pkg_8d075001a9ce11d89c6d0020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0398

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