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Security update for openldap2


(Last modified: 25MAR2003)

solutions Security update for openldap2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5b43c3f3744d0f6f172dabcbabf8aa01)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF

Package: openldap2
Release: 20030325
Obsoletes: none


This update should be installed.

Problem description

The LDAP Modify Password Extended Operation in OpenLDAP contained a bug
which could crash the LDAP server under certain circumstances. This
package contains a fix for the problem and changes the server to return
an appropriate error message under these circumstances.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv openldap2.rpm
After that please restart the LDAP service with:
rcldap restart

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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