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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-28
(OpenLDAP: Denial of Service vulnerabilities)
The following errors have been discovered in OpenLDAP:
Tony Blake discovered an error which exists within the normalisation of
Thomas Sesselmann reported that, when running as a proxy-caching server
the 'add_filter_attrs()' function in servers/slapd/overlay/pcache.c
does not correctly NULL terminate 'new_attrs' (CVE-2007-5708).
A double-free bug exists in attrs_free() in the file
servers/slapd/back-bdb/modrdn.c, which was discovered by Jonathan
A remote attacker can cause a Denial of Serivce by sending a malformed
'objectClasses' attribute, and via unknown vectors that prevent the
'new_attrs' array from being NULL terminated, and via a modrdn
operation with a NOOP (LDAP_X_NO_OPERATION) control.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All OpenLDAP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-nds/openldap-2.3.41'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31634 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-28.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5707CVE-2007-5708CVE-2008-0658
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