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Fedora Core 4 2006-515: cyrus-sasl Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the cyrus-sasl package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-515 (cyrus-sasl).

The cyrus-sasl package contains the Cyrus implementation of SASL.
SASL is the Simple Authentication and Security Layer, a method for
adding authentication support to connection-based protocols.

Update Information:

This update incorporates a fix for a bug which would allow a
client which attempted DIGEST-MD5 authentication with a
server to cause the DIGEST-MD5 test on the server to crash.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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