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MDKSA-2005:054: 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-2005:054 (cyrus-sasl).



A buffer overflow was discovered in cyrus-sasl's digestmd5 code. This could
lead to a remote attacker executing code in the context of the service using
SASL authentication. This vulnerability was fixed upstream in version 2.1.19.

The updated packages are patched to deal with this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:054
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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