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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   neon Vendors:
neon NULL Pointer Dereference in parse_domain() Lets Remote Servers Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020725
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3746   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 21 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.28.0, 0.28.1, and 0.28.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in neon. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote server can return a specially crafted Digest domain parameter response to the connected target client to trigger a NULL pointer dereference and cause the target client to crash.

The vulnerability resides in 'ne_auth.c'.

Yves-Alexis Perez reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote server can cause denial of service conditions on the connected target client.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (0.28.3), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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