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Cyrus SASL Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host has installed Cyrus SASL library and is prone to Remote Buffer Overflow vulnerability

Insight

Insight

An error in 'sasl_encode64' function within the lib/saslutil.c, as it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user supplied data before copying the data to allocated memory buffers.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Cyrus SASL version prior to 2.1.23

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.1.23 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)