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SUSE-SA:2006:025: cyrus-sasl-digestmd5

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the cyrus-sasl-digestmd5 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:025 (cyrus-sasl-digestmd5).


If a server or client is using DIGEST-MD5 authentication via the cyrus-sasl
libraries it is possible to cause a denial of service attack against the other
side (client or server) by leaving out the 'realm=' header in the authentication.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-1721.

Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2006_05_05.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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