Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : openldap vulnerability (USN-1266-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that slapd contained an off-by-one error. An
authenticated attacker could potentially exploit this by sending a
crafted crafted LDIF entry containing an empty postalAddress.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected slapd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56869 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50384

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4079