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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58997
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:1038
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:1038.

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. An authenticated local or remote attacker
could create an LDAP request which could cause a denial of service by
crashing slapd. (CVE-2007-5707)

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
enhancement.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1038.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.1

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5707
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html
BugTraq ID: 26245
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26245
Debian Security Information: DSA-1541 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1541
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00460.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-28.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:215
http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=5119
http://www.openldap.org/lists/openldap-announce/200710/msg00001.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10183
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1037.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1038.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018924
http://secunia.com/advisories/27424
http://secunia.com/advisories/27587
http://secunia.com/advisories/27596
http://secunia.com/advisories/27683
http://secunia.com/advisories/27756
http://secunia.com/advisories/27868
http://secunia.com/advisories/29461
http://secunia.com/advisories/29682
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:024 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_24_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-551-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3645
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184
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