Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libneon0.27 (MDVSA-2009:074)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37634


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A security vulnerability has been identified and fixed in neon :

neon 0.28.0 through 0.28.2 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via vectors related to Digest authentication and Digest domain parameter support (CVE-2008-3746).

The updated packages have been upgraded to version 0.28.3 to prevent this.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37634

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-074.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64neon0.27, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64neon0.27-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64neon0.27-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libneon0.27, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libneon0.27-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libneon0.27-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3746

BID: 30710

MDVSA: 2009:074

CWE: 20