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USN-3307-2: OpenLDAP vulnerability

19 July 2017

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




USN-3307-1 fixed a vulnerability in OpenLDAP. This update provides the
corresponding update for ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Karsten Heymann discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain search
requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause slapd to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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


Related notices

  • USN-3307-1: ldap-utils, libldap-2.4-2, libldap2-dev, slapd-smbk5pwd, openldap, slapd