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Debian: New cadaver packages fix buffer overflow

Stefan Esser discovered a problem in neon, an HTTP and WebDAV client library, which is also present in cadaver, a command-line client for WebDAV server. User input is copied into variables not large enough for all cases. This can lead to an overflow of a static heap variable. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 507-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
May 19th, 2004                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : cadaver
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, which is also present in cadaver, a command-line client for
WebDAV server.  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 0.18.0-1woody3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.22.1-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your cadaver package.


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/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      668 cc085f1e27ca315d3443c7e536c9b349
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     1674 d60b429cc57107856ffd180f3cb2836f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   405643 40fc8cf38c71b2f74692a91ba891845b

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   102242 3b45e150425b73405453f03c2e45f63b

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    83448 1a8f45defcd34ef51b3cb678e3106d27

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    81472 e5476b51ea6efbcff662258effdfd5ee

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   125782 7b7dbd87a96e73ef3116c22c406d4bbb

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    96250 f37a834f4a1cb9e80d36e50188e1bddf

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    77522 c1c630fba52ac06d9e54a35d31922fb6

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    95090 e74a612892d09b1e80fdc2129497bc6a

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    94924 51eae2cf3b195cb7f25ec7b685bf18d2

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    87566 43894c27a77b6e5e64224aec283f1a39

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    84718 3787dd1d00c5b415822b3ec9763bbec9

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cadaver/cadaver_0.18.0-1woody3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    84288 13421f421d7a8f712b7047d6d69de01c


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

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/

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