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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21536

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f4af098dd92111daad4a00123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:jabberd, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1329

Secunia: 19281