USN-4620-1: phpLDAPadmin vulnerability

05 November 2020

phpLDAPadmin could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.



  • phpldapadmin - A web-based LDAP client


It was discovered that phpLDAPadmin didn't properly sanitize before being
echoed to the user. A remote attacker could inject arbitrary HTML/Javascript
code in a user's context and cause a crash, resulting in denial of service or
potential execution of arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

After a standard system update you need to restart phpLDAPadmin to make
all the necessary changes.