sitecopy: Multiple vulnerabilities in included libneon
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 200406-03 / sitecopy
||June 05, 2004
||August 15, 2004: 04
All supported architectures
sitecopy includes a vulnerable version of the neon library.
sitecopy easily maintains remote websites. It makes it simple to keep a
remote site synchronized with the local site with one command.
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.
When connected to a malicious WebDAV server, these vulnerabilities could
allow execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running
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:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-misc/sitecopy-0.13.4-r2"
# emerge ">=net-misc/sitecopy-0.13.4-r2"