FreeBSD : cyrus-sasl -- buffer overflow vulnerability (14ab174c-40ef-11de-9fd5-001bd3385381)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

US-CERT reports :

The sasl_encode64() function converts a string into base64. The Cyrus
SASL library contains buffer overflows that occur because of unsafe
use of the sasl_encode64() function.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?70eba4cc

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38779 (freebsd_pkg_14ab174c40ef11de9fd5001bd3385381.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0688

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