Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cyrus-sasl (MDVSA-2009:113-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple buffer overflows in the CMU Cyrus SASL library before 2.1.23
might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a
denial of service application crash) via strings that are used as
input to the sasl_encode64 function in lib/saslutil.c (CVE-2009-0688).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

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: 38814 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-113.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0688

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