Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : openldap vulnerabilities (USN-551-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Thomas Sesselmann discovered that the OpenLDAP slapd server did not
properly handle certain modify requests. A remote attacker could send
malicious modify requests to the server and cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2007-5707)

Toby Blake discovered that slapd did not properly terminate an array
while running as a proxy-caching server. A remote attacker may be able
to send crafted search requests to the server and cause a denial of
service. This issue only affects Ubuntu 7.04 and 7.10. (CVE-2007-5708).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29215 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5707
CVE-2007-5708