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SUSE-SA:2006:025: cyrus-sasl-digestmd5 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the cyrus-sasl-digestmd5 package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:025 (cyrus-sasl-digestmd5).
If a server or client is using DIGEST-MD5 authentication via the cyrus-sasl
libraries it is possible to cause a denial of service attack against the other
side (client or server) by leaving out the 'realm=' header in the authentication.
This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-1721.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2006_05_05.html
Threat Level: Medium
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