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Sympa invalid LDAP password DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for sympa version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host seems to be running sympa, an open source mailing list
software.

This version of Sympa contains a flaw in the processing of LDAP
passwords. A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would need network
access to the webserver. A successful attack would crash the sympa
application and render it useless.

Solution : Update to version 3.4.4.1 or newer

See also: http://www.sympa.org/

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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