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USN-5508-1: Python LDAP vulnerability

11 July 2022

Python LDAP could be made to denial of service if it received a specially crafted regular expression.

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Details

It was discovered that Python LDAP incorrectly handled certain regular expressions.
An remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

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.

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