GLSA-200406-03 : sitecopy: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14514


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


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.


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'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14514

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200406-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/08/30

Modified: 2018/01/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:sitecopy, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2004/06/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/04/15

Reference Information

OSVDB: 5365, 6302

GLSA: 200406-03