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RHSA-2014:1031: 389-ds-base security update

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RHSA-2014:1031: 389-ds-base security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/07/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/22/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The 389 Directory Server is an LDAPv3 compliant server. The base packagesinclude the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server andcommand-line utilities for server administration.It was found that when replication was enabled for each attribute in 389Directory Server, which is the default configuration, the server returnedreplicated metadata when the directory was searched while debugging wasenabled. A remote attacker could use this flaw to disclose potentiallysensitive information. (CVE-2014-3562)This issue was discovered by Ludwig Krispenz of Red Hat.All 389-ds-base users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installingthis update, the 389 server service will be restarted automatically.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-389-ds-base
  • redhat-upgrade-389-ds-base-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-389-ds-base-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-389-ds-base-libs

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