Neon < 0.24.6 WebDAV Client Library ne_rfc1036_parse Function Heap Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1780

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is using software based on a vulnerable version of the Neon Library, an open-source HTTP and WebDAV client library. Depending of the application using the library, an attacker running a malicious WebDAV server may execute arbitrary code on the host or create a denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade to Neon library 0.24.6 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1780

File Name: 1780.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0398

BID: 10385