Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : openldap vulnerabilities (USN-2742-1)

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 :

Denis Andzakovic discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain
BER data. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-6908)

Dietrich Clauss discovered that the OpenLDAP package incorrectly
shipped with a potentially unsafe default access control
configuration. Depending on how the database is configure, this may
allow users to impersonate others by modifying attributes such as
their Unix user and group numbers. (CVE-2014-9713).

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 : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85984 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9713
CVE-2015-6908

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