[USN-5301-2] Cyrus SASL vulnerability

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5301-2 February 22, 2022
cyrus-sasl2 vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM – Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Summary:
Cyrus SASL could run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
Software Description: – cyrus-sasl2: Cyrus Simple Authentication and Security Layer
Details:
USN-5301-1 fixed a vulnerability in Cyrus. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that the Cyrus SASL SQL plugin incorrectly handled SQL input. A remote attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary SQL commands.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libsasl2-modules-sql 2.1.26.dfsg1-14ubuntu0.2+esm1
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: libsasl2-modules-sql 2.1.25.dfsg1-17ubuntu0.1~esm2
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5301-2 ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5301-1 CVE-2022-24407