MDKSA-2006:073 : cyrus-sasl

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

A vulnerability in the CMU Cyrus Simple Authentication and Security
Layer (SASL) library < 2.1.21, has an unknown impact and remote
unauthenticated attack vectors, related to DIGEST-MD5 negotiation. In
practice, Marcus Meissner found it is possible to crash the
cyrus-imapd daemon with a carefully crafted communication that leaves
out 'realm=...' in the reply or the initial server response.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

See also :

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:073

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21280 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-073.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1721

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