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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702628
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2628-1 (nss-pam-ldapd - buffer overflow)
Summary:Garth Mollett discovered that a file descriptor overflow issue in the;use of FD_SET() in nss-pam-ldapd, which provides NSS and PAM modules for;using LDAP as a naming service, can lead to a stack-based buffer;overflow. An attacker could, under some circumstances, use this flaw to;cause a process that has the NSS or PAM module loaded to crash or;potentially execute arbitrary code.
Description:Summary:
Garth Mollett discovered that a file descriptor overflow issue in the
use of FD_SET() in nss-pam-ldapd, which provides NSS and PAM modules for
using LDAP as a naming service, can lead to a stack-based buffer
overflow. An attacker could, under some circumstances, use this flaw to
cause a process that has the NSS or PAM module loaded to crash or
potentially execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software/OS:
nss-pam-ldapd on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.7.15+squeeze4.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.10-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.10-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your nss-pam-ldapd packages.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-0288
BugTraq ID: 58007
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58007
Debian Security Information: DSA-2628 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2628
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-February/099438.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:106
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=690319
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2013-0288
http://lists.arthurdejong.org/nss-pam-ldapd-announce/2013/msg00001.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/18/2
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0590
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0590.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/52212
http://secunia.com/advisories/52242
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0522 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00087.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0524 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00091.html
XForce ISS Database: nsspamldapd-fdsetsize-bo(82175)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/82175
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