Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cyrus-sasl (MDKSA-2004:106)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in the libsasl library of cyrus-sasl.
libsasl honors the SASL_PATH environment variable blindly, which could
allow a local user to create a malicious 'library' that would get
executed with the effective ID of SASL when anything calls libsasl.

The provided packages are patched to protect against this

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15435 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-106.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0884

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