This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-09
(Cyrus-SASL: DIGEST-MD5 Pre-Authentication Denial of Service)
Cyrus-SASL contains an unspecified vulnerability in the DIGEST-MD5
process that could lead to a Denial of Service.
An attacker could possibly exploit this vulnerability by sending
specially crafted data stream to the Cyrus-SASL server, resulting in a
Denial of Service even if the attacker is not able to authenticate.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Cyrus-SASL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/cyrus-sasl-2.1.21-r2'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21255 (gentoo_GLSA-200604-09.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1721