USN-2622-1: OpenLDAP vulnerabilities

26 May 2015

OpenLDAP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

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Packages

Details

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain search queries
that returned empty attributes. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause OpenLDAP to assert, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-1164)

Michael Vishchers discovered that OpenLDAP improperly counted references
when the rwm overlay was used. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4449)

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain empty attribute
lists in search requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-1545)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 15.04
Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.