Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
A Denial of Service vulnerability has been discovered in the SASL
authentication library when using the DIGEST-MD5 plugin. By sending a
specially crafted realm name, a malicious SASL server could exploit
this to crash the application that uses SASL.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21291 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1721
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