FreeBSD : jabberd -- SASL Negotiation Denial of Service Vulnerability (f4af098d-d921-11da-ad4a-00123ffe8333)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in jabberd, which can be exploited
by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of
SASL negotiation. This can be exploited to cause a crash by sending a
'response' stanza before an 'auth' stanza.

See also :

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.network.jabber.admin/27372
http://web.archive.org/web/20061006205833/http://www.jabberstudio.org/
http://www.nessus.org/u?5bfc051b

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21536 (freebsd_pkg_f4af098dd92111daad4a00123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1329

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