DSA 506-1: New neon packages fix buffer overflow
Posted on: 05/19/2004 08:11 AM

New neon packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 506-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
May 19th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : neon
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-0398

Stefan Esser discovered a problem in neon, an HTTP and WebDAV client library. User input is copied into variables not large enough for all cases. This can lead to an overflow of a static heap variable.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.19.3-2woody5.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.23.9.dfsg-2 and neon_0.24.6.dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libneon* packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/neon_0.19.3-2woody5.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 582 3d56a54cb45ab8f3d4362b7c6d77162a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/neon_0.19.3-2woody5.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 4590 fbf528e0831e4889cc0494b4be900f51
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/neon_0.19.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 499574 9dbb8c276e5fc58a707b6e908abdce63

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 122312 d31561604a3da54a6cae7f2ccd612828
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 78170 37abde4cbeda1ce079b05d2b8bf9c955

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 101074 fa3284a7256e294464076c32015137b4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 70476 a7e666280fe0a2681baa1e4dd8ba669f

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 94598 f95ec370b3c047730417982e31c5941f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 66520 58ffe032027ccb9c14907bc0c938a28a

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 131498 f6258285344c581c08e4926ba0adf0ac
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 96528 af653cafe30dd6777297ec06500ba95e

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 118810 4b963efbb146e3f26b6a646c4e890399
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 81036 0a459c8029dc66c93f1ba7a9aa44e0ee

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 93374 f2e3c294a1831f0f7a9fccc6ae49d2d6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 67940 e731dfac9cdae2c6fcd08667aad0d5ae

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 110964 bd6ba022967dca47da799db51cb589bd
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 68904 72d371ddb0efe9e1eea03321f16aa9a6

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 110762 cd7257f6c9eeaadec1a3f6e4c34c234b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 68904 cb7cea103ae298aa36eaa59217407700

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 107422 63e1113ef9dade9dc42d5fac7d957943
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 71764 1b3da349d23b5be195c4242ff7de5ccc

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 97206 08a7c4289846d8a38e00e7f083d68d6d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 71170 729713892e8cd548391cae5833618100

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon-dev_0.19.3-2woody5_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102684 206203649c4c0192a5216a1815f69fec
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/neon/libneon19_0.19.3-2woody5_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 71078 a1f82f303e5adc217f4a6e5f1d413140


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


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