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Security update for openldap2

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(Last modified: 15NOV2007)


solutions Security update for openldap2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4a9ffd81099c05a88db29b43f8ad308b)

Applies to

Package: openldap2
openldap2-back-meta
openldap2-back-perl
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4679
Release: 20071115
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using OpenLDAP should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Description

This update fixes multiple flaws that could be exploited to perform a remote denial of service attack on OpenLDAP by performing an LDAP request with a malformed objectClass attribute or when slapd is running as a proxy caching server. (CVE-2007-5707, CVE-2007-5708)

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh openldap2.rpm openldap2-back-meta.rpm openldap2-back-perl.rpm

links to download packages

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