Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cyrus-sasl (MDKSA-2005:054)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A buffer overflow was discovered in cyrus-sasl's digestmd5 code. This
could lead to a remote attacker executing code in the context of the
service using SASL authentication. This vulnerability was fixed
upstream in version 2.1.19.

The updated packages are patched to deal with this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17332 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-054.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0373

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