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Security update for Cyrus SASL


(Last modified: 08JAN2002)

solutions Security update for Cyrus SASL SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (934fcfe8a29ed6a0e662b5c7cbd9471a)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: zima1/cyrus-sasl
Release: 20020108
Obsoletes: adc3bc397ffb1a16ee732cd2ad7a601a


This Update should be installed.



Problem description

  • A format string bug in the logging callback function has been found which requires a security update.
  • The POP3 dÆmon crashes with a segmentation fault due to a library reentrance problem in the SASL package.


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 -Uvh cyrus-sasl.rpm
Afterwards restart the Cyrus IMAP and POP3 services with
rccyrus restart

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