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MDKSA-2004:106: cyrus-sasl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the cyrus-sasl package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:106 (cyrus-sasl).

A vulnerability was discovered in the libsasl library of cyrus-sasl. libsasl
honors the SASL_PATH environment variable blindly, which could permit a local
user to create a malicious 'library' that would get executed with the effective
ID of SASL when anything calls libsasl.
The provided packages are patched to protect against this vulnerability.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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