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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83863
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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.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2622-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83863

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2622-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/27/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:slapd, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/26/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/29/2012

Reference Information

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

BID: 52404, 63190, 72519

USN: 2622-1