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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:1037

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:1037.

OpenLDAP is an open source suite of LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access
Protocol) applications and development tools.

A flaw was found in the way OpenLDAP's slapd daemon handled malformed
objectClasses LDAP attributes. A local or remote attacker could create an
LDAP request which could cause a denial of service by crashing slapd.

In addition, the following feature was added:
* OpenLDAP client tools now have new option to configure their bind timeout.

All users are advised to upgrade to these updated openldap packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue and provide this security

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5707
BugTraq ID: 26245
Debian Security Information: DSA-1541 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:024 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc.

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