Updated: {neon/libneon27/libneon-devel}-0.28.3-1: HTTP and WebDAV library

Dr. Volker Zell dr.volker.zell@oracle.com
Mon Sep 8 04:27:00 GMT 2008


New versions of 'neon/libneon27/libneon-devel' have been uploaded to a server near you.

neon is an HTTP and WebDAV client library, with a C language API.

Cygwin NEWS:

 o Updated to latest upstream

neon NEWS:
 * SECURITY (CVE-2008-3746): Fix potential NULL pointer dereference in Digest domain parameter support; could allow a DoS by a malicious server
 * Fix parsing of *-Authenticate response header with LWS after quoted value
 * Fix ne_set_progress(, NULL, ) to match pre-0.27 behaviour (and not crash)
 * Fix to disable Nagle on Win32 with newer toolchain (thanks to Stefan KA¬ng)
 * Fix build on Netware (Guenter Knauf)
 * Document existing ne_uri_parse() API postcondition and ne_uri_resolve() pre/postconditions regarding the ->path field in ne_uri structures
 * Mark ne_{,buffer_}concat with sentinel attribute for GCC >= 4.
 * Distinguish the error message for an SSL handshake which fails after a client cert was requested.
 * Compile with PIC flags by default even for static library builds 

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your system.
Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'neon' from
the 'Libs' category (it should already be selected).

Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need to
find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one nearest to you:

If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.

Dr. Volker Zell
volunteer cygwin neon maintainer

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