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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-4122: Cyrus-SASL: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-4122: Cyrus-SASL: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/26/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

Cyrus SASL 2.1.23, 2.1.26, and earlier does not properly handle when a NULL value is returned upon an error by the crypt function as implemented in glibc 2.17 and later, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (thread crash and consumption) via (1) an invalid salt or, when FIPS-140 is enabled, a (2) DES or (3) MD5 encrypted password, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-cyrus-sasl

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