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Security update for OpenLDAP2

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(Last modified: 31JUL2002)


solutions Security update for OpenLDAP2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5f792740a5616678094fbd936c6bbd35)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE eMail Server 3.1
SuSE Linux Office Server
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: openldap2
Release: 20020731
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This patch should be installed on systems running OpenLDAP 2.

Problem description

This patch fixes two bugs in OpenLDAP 2.0.11 which could cause the server to stop immediately:
  • A wrong assert() statement in the code for the normalization of Attributes of the type "NumericString"
  • ACL evalutation for MODRDN operation didn't work as expected

Solution

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 -Fvh openldap2.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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