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USN-634-1: OpenLDAP vulnerability

1 August 2008

OpenLDAP vulnerability

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Details

Cameron Hotchkies discovered that OpenLDAP did not correctly handle
certain ASN.1 BER data. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted
packet and crash slapd, leading to a denial of service.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 8.04
Ubuntu 7.10
Ubuntu 7.04
Ubuntu 6.06

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

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