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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.71408
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:0813
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2012:0813.

The 389 Directory Server is an LDAPv3 compliant server. The base packages
include the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server and
command-line utilities for server administration.

A flaw was found in the way the 389 Directory Server daemon (ns-slapd)
handled access control instructions (ACIs) using certificate groups. If an
LDAP user that had a certificate group defined attempted to bind to the
directory server, it would cause ns-slapd to enter an infinite loop and
consume an excessive amount of CPU time. (CVE-2012-0833)

Red Hat would like to thank Graham Leggett for reporting this issue.

These updated 389-ds-base packages also include numerous bug fixes and
enhancements. Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this
advisory. Users are directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 Technical
Notes for information on the most significant of these changes.

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated 389-ds-base packages, which
resolve these issues and add these enhancements. After installing this
update, the 389 server service will be restarted automatically.

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-2012-0813.html

Risk factor : Low

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0833
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0813
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0813.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/48035
http://secunia.com/advisories/49562
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