SUSE-SA:2006:025: cyrus-sasl-digestmd5

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:025 (cyrus-sasl-digestmd5).


If a server or client is using DIGEST-MD5 authentication via the cyrus-sasl
libraries it is possible to cause a denial of service attack against the other
side (client or server) by leaving out the 'realm=' header in the authentication.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-1721.

Solution :

http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2006_05_05.html

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21370 ()

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