Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.04 : openldap vulnerabilities (USN-4078-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127794
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled rootDN delegation.
A database administrator could use this issue to request authorization as an identity from another database, contrary to expectations.
It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled SASL authentication and session encryption. After a first SASL bind was completed, it was possible to obtain access by performing simple binds, contrary to expectations. (CVE-2019-13565).
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected slapd package.