USN-4256-1: Cyrus SASL vulnerability
28 January 2020
Cyrus SASL could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted LDAP packet.
- cyrus-sasl2 - Cyrus Simple Authentication and Security Layer
It was discovered that Cyrus SASL incorrectly handled certain LDAP packets.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code or cause
a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart services using
SASL to effect the necessary changes.