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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3356-1 (openldap - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Denis Andzakovic discovered that OpenLDAP, a free implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, does not properly handle BER data. An unauthenticated remote attacker can use this flaw to cause a denial of service (slapd daemon crash) via a specially crafted packet.

Affected Software

Affected Software

openldap on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.31-2+deb7u1. For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.40+dfsg-1+deb8u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.42+dfsg-2. We recommend that you upgrade your openldap packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)