Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nss_ldap (MDKSA-2005:190)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A bug was found in the way the pam_ldap module processed certain
failure messages. If the server includes supplemental data in an
authentication failure result message, but the data does not include
any specific error code, the pam_ldap module would proceed as if the
authentication request had succeeded, and authentication would
succeed. This affects versions 169 through 179 of pam_ldap.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected nss_ldap and / or pam_ldap packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20120 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-190.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2641

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