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CESA-2007:0430: openldap security and bug-fix update

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CESA-2007:0430: openldap security and bug-fix update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/06/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

A updated openldap packages that fix a security flaw and a memory leak bug are now available for CentOS Linux 3. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the CentOS Security Response Team.

OpenLDAP is an open source suite of LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) applications, libraries and development tools. A flaw was found in the way OpenLDAP handled selfwrite access. Users with selfwrite access were able to modify the distinguished name of any user. Users with selfwrite access should only be able to modify their own distinguished name. (CVE-2006-4600) A memory leak bug was found in OpenLDAP's ldap_start_tls_s() function. An application using this function could result in an Out Of Memory (OOM) condition, crashing the application. All users are advised to upgrade to this updated openldap package, which contains a backported fix and is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-openldap
  • centos-upgrade-openldap-clients
  • centos-upgrade-openldap-devel
  • centos-upgrade-openldap-servers

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