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Security update for package cadaver

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(Last modified: 21JUN2004)


solutions Security update for package cadaver SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ea6e2b05625038c203d34ea65e1f4e47)

Applies to

Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: cadaver
Release: 20040621
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using cadaver should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The cadaver package includes a vulnerable version of the neon library which contains several format string vulnerabilities and a heap overflow in ne_rfc1036_parse() that allow malicious remote WebDAV servers to execute arbitrary code on the client system as the user running cadaver.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh cadaver.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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