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SUSE-SA:2005:013: cyrus-sasl,cyrus-sasl2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the cyrus-sasl,cyrus-sasl2 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:013 (cyrus-sasl,cyrus-sasl2).


cyrus-sasl is a library providing authentication services.

A buffer overflow in the digestmda5 code was identified that could lead
to a remote attacker executing code in the context of the service using
sasl authentication.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0373.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_13_cyrus_sasl.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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