Ubuntu 15.04 : cyrus-sasl2 vulnerability (USN-2755-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86219
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Cyrus SASL incorrectly handled certain invalid password salts. An attacker could use this issue to cause Cyrus SASL to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libsasl2-2 package.