[USN-1988-1] Cyrus SASL vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Oct 9 17:09:45 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1988-1
October 09, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
Cyrus SASL could be made to crash if it processed specially crafted input.
- cyrus-sasl2: Cyrus Simple Authentication and Security Layer
It was discovered that Cyrus SASL incorrectly handled certain invalid
password salts. An attacker could use this issue to cause Cyrus SASL to
crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.
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