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SUSE-SA:2005:013: cyrus-sasl,cyrus-sasl2 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the cyrus-sasl,cyrus-sasl2 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:013 (cyrus-sasl,cyrus-sasl2).

cyrus-sasl is a library providing authentication services.

A buffer overflow in the digestmda5 code was identified that could lead
to a remote attacker executing code in the context of the service using
sasl authentication.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0373.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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