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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870760
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for 389-ds-base RHSA-2012:0813-04
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the '389-ds-base'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the '389-ds-base'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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.

Affected Software/OS:
389-ds-base on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
2.3

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

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
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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