Ubuntu 2755-1: Cyrus SASL vulnerability

    Date30 Sep 2015
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Cyrus SASL could be made to crash if it processed specially crafted input.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2755-1
    September 30, 2015
    cyrus-sasl2 vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 15.04
    Cyrus SASL could be made to crash if it processed specially crafted input.
    Software Description:
    - 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.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 15.04:
      libsasl2-2                      2.1.26.dfsg1-13ubuntu0.1
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:

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