CentOS Update for openldap CESA-2012:1151 centos6

Published: 2012-08-09 04:51:35
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'openldap' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
openldap on CentOS 6

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
OpenLDAP is an open source suite of LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) applications and development tools. It was found that the OpenLDAP server daemon ignored olcTLSCipherSuite settings. This resulted in the default cipher suite always being used, which could lead to weaker than expected ciphers being accepted during Transport Layer Security (TLS) negotiation with OpenLDAP clients. (CVE-2012-2668) This update also fixes the following bug: * When the smbk5pwd overlay was enabled in an OpenLDAP server, and a user changed their password, the Microsoft NT LAN Manager (NTLM) and Microsoft LAN Manager (LM) hashes were not computed correctly. This led to the sambaLMPassword and sambaNTPassword attributes being updated with incorrect values, preventing the user logging in using a Windows-based client or a Samba client. With this update, the smbk5pwd overlay is linked against OpenSSL. As such, the NTLM and LM hashes are computed correctly, and password changes work as expected when using smbk5pwd. (BZ#844428) Users of OpenLDAP are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. After installing this update, the OpenLDAP daemons will be restarted automatically.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-2668

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2012-August/018793.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2012-08-09
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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