Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cyrus-sasl (MDVSA-2009:113-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 38814
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMultiple 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.
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.