Debian: DSA-4591-1: cyrus-sasl2 security update

    Date 20 Dec 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Stephan Zeisberg reported an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the _sasl_add_string() function in cyrus-sasl2, a library implementing the Simple Authentication and Security Layer. A remote attacker can take advantage of this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions for
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4591-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    December 20, 2019                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : cyrus-sasl2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-19906
    Debian Bug     : 947043
    
    Stephan Zeisberg reported an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the
    _sasl_add_string() function in cyrus-sasl2, a library implementing the
    Simple Authentication and Security Layer. A remote attacker can take
    advantage of this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions for
    applications using the library.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.1.27~101-g0780600+dfsg-3+deb9u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.27+dfsg-1+deb10u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your cyrus-sasl2 packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of cyrus-sasl2 please refer to its
    security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/cyrus-sasl2
    
    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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