Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3368-1 cyrus-sasl2 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Sep 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 784112.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-4122.
- More information:
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.