Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : openldap2.2, openldap2.3 vulnerability (USN-634-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Cameron Hotchkies discovered that OpenLDAP did not correctly handle
certain ASN.1 BER data. A remote attacker could send a specially
crafted packet and crash slapd, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33809 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2952