GLSA-200405-01 : Multiple format string vulnerabilities in neon 0.24.4 and earlier
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14487
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200405-01 (Multiple format string vulnerabilities in neon 0.24.4 and earlier)
There are multiple format string vulnerabilities in libneon which may allow a malicious WebDAV server to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process using libneon.
An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process using libneon.
A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
SolutionNeon users should upgrade to version 0.24.5 or later:
# emerge sync # emerge -pv '>=net-misc/neon-0.24.5' # emerge '>=net-misc/neon-0.24.5'