TITLE: jabberd SASL Negotiation Denial of Service Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA19281
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/19281/
CRITICAL: Moderately critical
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: jabberd 2.x http://secunia.com/product/2730/
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in jabberd, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of SASL negotiation. This can be exploited to cause a crash by sending a "response" stanza before an "auth" stanza.
The vulnerability has been reported in version 2.0.
SOLUTION: Update to version 2.0s11. http://jabberstudio.org/projects/jabberd2/releases/view.php?id=826
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by vendor.
ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.network.jabber.admin/27372
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