[USN-4622-2] OpenLDAP vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Nov 11 18:52:58 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4622-2
November 11, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
OpenLDAP could be made to crash or run programs if it received
specially crafted network traffic.
- openldap: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
USN-4622-1 fixed a vulnerability in OpenLDAP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain network
packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenLDAP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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