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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0110

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0110.

OpenLDAP is an open source suite of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
(LDAP) applications and development tools. LDAP is a set of protocols for
accessing directory services.

These updated openldap packages fix a flaw in the way the OpenLDAP slapd
daemon handled modify and modrdn requests with NOOP control on objects
stored in a Berkeley DB (BDB) storage backend. An authenticated attacker
with permission to perform modify or modrdn operations on such LDAP objects
could cause slapd to crash. (CVE-2007-6698, CVE-2008-0658)

Users of openldap should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue.

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 : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-6698
BugTraq ID: 26245
Bugtraq: 20080212 rPSA-2008-0059-1 openldap openldap-clients openldap-servers (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1541 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:010 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0658
BugTraq ID: 27778
XForce ISS Database: openldap-modrdn-dos(40479)
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