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USN-5424-1: OpenLDAP vulnerability

17 May 2022

OpenLDAP could be made to perform arbitrary modifications to the database.

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Releases

Packages

  • openldap - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

Details

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain SQL statements
within LDAP queries in the experimental back-sql backend. A remote attacker
could possibly use this issue to perform an SQL injection attack and alter
the database.

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Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-5424-2: slapd-smbk5pwd, libldap2-dev, ldap-utils, libldap-2.4-2, openldap, slapd