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Security update for cyrus-sasl


(Last modified: 11OCT2004)

solutions Security update for cyrus-sasl SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6f962a9de8f4c5c9ee7aea73ad1491d6)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0

Package: cyrus-sasl
Release: 20041011
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should install this update.


A security problem has been found in the Cyrus SASL authentification libraries
that could lead to a local attacker gaining root access.
Affected applications are not included in the SUSE default installation,
but third party apps might be affected.
The issue has been given the Mitre CVE Id CAN-2004-0884.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv cyrus-sasl.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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