Debian: DSA-3356-1: openldap security update

    Date12 Sep 2015
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Denis Andzakovic discovered that OpenLDAP, a free implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, does not properly handle BER data. An unauthenticated remote attacker can use this flaw to cause a denial of service (slapd daemon crash) via a specially crafted packet.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3356-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 12, 2015                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openldap
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-6908
    Debian Bug     : 798622
    
    Denis Andzakovic discovered that OpenLDAP, a free implementation of the
    Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, does not properly handle BER
    data. An unauthenticated remote attacker can use this flaw to cause a
    denial of service (slapd daemon crash) via a specially crafted packet.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.4.31-2+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.40+dfsg-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.42+dfsg-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your openldap packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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