Debian: DSA-3368-1: cyrus-sasl2 security update

    Date 25 Sep 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3368-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 25, 2015                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : cyrus-sasl2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4122
    Debian Bug     : 784112
    
    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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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