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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21370


The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


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.


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21370

File Name: suse_SA_2006_025.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Agent: unix

Published: 2006/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list