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USN272-1 : cyrus-sasl2 vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
cyrus-sasl2 vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libsasl2
- libsasl2-dev
- libsasl2-modules
- libsasl2-modules-gssapi-heimdal
- libsasl2-modules-kerberos-heimdal
- libsasl2-modules-sql
- sasl2-bin


Description :

A Denial of Service vulnerability has been discovered in the SASL
authentication library when using the DIGEST-MD5 test. By sending a
specially crafted realm name, a malicious SASL server could exploit
this to crash the application that uses SASL.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libsasl2-2.1.19-1.5ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libsasl2-dev-2.1.19-1.5ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libsasl2-modules-2.1.19-1.5ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libsasl2-modules-gssapi-heimdal-2.1.19-1.5ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libsasl2-modules-kerberos-heimdal-2.1.19-1.5ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libsasl2-modules-sql-2.1.19-1.5ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- sasl2-bin-2.1.19-1.5ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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