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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: 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Quick Info

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
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 External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source MLIST [neon] 20080820 neon: release 0.28.3 (SECURITY) External Source MLIST [neon] 20080820 CVE-2008-3746: NULL pointer dereference in Digest domain support External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:074 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080815 CVE request for neon External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080820 Re: CVE request for neon External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080820 Re: CVE request for neon External Source BID 30710 External Source SECTRACK 1020725 External Source UBUNTU USN-835-1 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2420 External Source XF neon-digestauthentication-dos(44511) Vendor Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7661

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