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CVE-2008-3746 Detail

Current Description

neon 0.28.0 through 0.28.2 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via vectors related to Digest authentication, Digest domain parameter support, and the parse_domain function.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/27/2008      View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3746
Original release date:
08/27/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/28/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of neon as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476571 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476571
http://lists.manyfish.co.uk/pipermail/neon/2008-August/000038.html Patch External Source MLIST [neon] 20080820 neon: release 0.28.3 (SECURITY)
http://lists.manyfish.co.uk/pipermail/neon/2008-August/000040.html External Source MLIST [neon] 20080820 CVE-2008-3746: NULL pointer dereference in Digest domain support
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:074 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:074
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/15/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080815 CVE request for neon
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/20/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080820 Re: CVE request for neon
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/20/5 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080820 Re: CVE request for neon
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30710 External Source BID 30710
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020725 External Source SECTRACK 1020725
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-835-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-835-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2420 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2420
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44511 External Source XF neon-digestauthentication-dos(44511)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00367.html Vendor Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7661

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