Ubuntu 13.04 : cyrus-sasl2 vulnerability (USN-1988-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Cyrus SASL incorrectly handled certain invalid
password salts. An attacker could use this issue to cause Cyrus SASL
to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libsasl2-2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70367 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61164

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4122