Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nss_ldap (MDVSA-2008:049)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A race condition in nss_ldap, when used in applications that use
pthread and fork after a call to nss_ldap, does not properly handle
the LDAP connection, which might cause nss_ldap to return the wrong
user data to the wrong process, giving one user access to data
belonging to another user, in some cases.

The updated package hais been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected nss_ldap package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37403 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-049.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26452

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5794

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