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jabberd -- SASL Negotiation Denial of Service Vulnerability


Secunia reports:

A vulnerability has been reported in jabberd, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of SASL negotiation. This can be exploited to cause a crash by sending a "response" stanza before an "auth" stanza.



portaudit: jabberd -- SASL Negotiation Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Oliver Eikemeier <>