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[SECURITY] Fedora 10 Update: neon-0.28.6-1.fc10



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-8794
2009-08-20 20:33:40
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Name        : neon
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 0.28.6
Release     : 1.fc10
URL         : http://www.webdav.org/neon/
Summary     : An HTTP and WebDAV client library
Description :
neon is an HTTP and WebDAV client library, with a C interface;
providing a high-level interface to HTTP and WebDAV methods along
with a low-level interface for HTTP request handling.  neon
supports persistent connections, proxy servers, basic, digest and
Kerberos authentication, and has complete SSL support.

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Update Information:

This update includes the latest release of neon, version 0.28.6.    This fixes
two security issues:    * the "billion laughs" attack against expat could allow
a Denial of Service attack by a malicious server.  (CVE-2009-2473)    * an
embedded NUL byte in a certificate subject name could allow an undetected MITM
attack against an SSL server if a trusted CA issues such a cert.     Several bug
fixes are also included, notably:    * X.509v1 CA certificates are trusted by
default  * Fix handling of some PKCS#12 certificates
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Aug 19 2009 Joe Orton <jorton redhat com> 0.28.6-1
- update to 0.28.6
* Fri May 29 2009 Joe Orton <jorton redhat com> 0.28.4-1.1
- trust V1 CA certs by default (#502451)
* Fri Mar  6 2009 Joe Orton <jorton redhat com> 0.28.4-1
- update to 0.28.4
* Mon Jan 19 2009 Joe Orton <jorton redhat com> 0.28.3-3
- use install-p in "make install" (Robert Scheck, #226189)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #502451 - X509v1 CA certificate is not trusted
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502451
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update neon' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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