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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 2044-1] cyrus-sasl2 security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'cyrus-sasl2' package(s) announced via the DSA-2044-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

There has been an out-of-bounds write in Cyrus SASL leading to unauthenticated remote denial-of-service in OpenLDAP via a malformed LDAP packet. The OpenLDAP crash was ultimately caused by an off-by-one error in _sasl_add_string in common.c in cyrus-sasl.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'cyrus-sasl2' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.26.dfsg1-13+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your cyrus-sasl2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)