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Recommended update for pam_ldap and nss_ldap

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(Last modified: 15MAR2007)


solutions Recommended update for pam_ldap and nss_ldap SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a0d56ea96b27afc53254f8945a8fc150)

Applies to

Package: pam_ldap
nss_ldap
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2760
Release: 20070315
Obsoletes: none

Indications

These packages are the updates for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise
10. Install them to have your system at SP1 level.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Below you find a list of changes sorted alphabetically by package name.
pam_ldap
  • reworked ppolicy-patch to return PAM_NEW_AUTHTOK_REQD when the admin resetted the user's password (Bug #238674)
nss_ldap
  • nss_ldap could crash when no host or uri is configured in /etc/ldap.conf or DNS (Bug #248594)
  • Fixed a possible deadlock in _nss_ldap_initgroups_dyn(), which caused multi-thread applications to hang. (Bugzilla #214348, PADL-Bug #255)
  • Fixed crasher, when parsing nested groups of a certain size (Bugzilla: #215911)

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 pam_ldap,nss_ldap.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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