[SECURITY] [DSA 3368-1] cyrus-sasl2 security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-3368-1:55588
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2015-09-25T16:34:56


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3368-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso September 25, 2015 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : cyrus-sasl2 CVE ID : CVE-2013-4122 Debian Bug : 784112

It was discovered that cyrus-sasl2, a library implementing the Simple Authentication and Security Layer, does not properly handle certain invalid password salts. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.26.dfsg1-13+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.26.dfsg1-14.

We recommend that you upgrade your cyrus-sasl2 packages.

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