FreeBSD : jabberd -- SASL Negotiation Denial of Service Vulnerability (f4af098d-d921-11da-ad4a-00123ffe8333)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21536
The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
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.