Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 / 15.04 : openldap vulnerabilities (USN-2622-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain search
queries that returned empty attributes. A remote attacker could use
this issue to cause OpenLDAP to assert, resulting in a denial of
service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-1164)

Michael Vishchers discovered that OpenLDAP improperly counted
references when the rwm overlay was used. A remote attacker could use
this issue to cause OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2013-4449)

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain empty
attribute lists in search requests. A remote attacker could use this
issue to cause OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2015-1545).

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 : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83863 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52404
63190
72519

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1164
CVE-2013-4449
CVE-2015-1545

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