Debian: DSA-3868-1: openldap security update

    Date30 May 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Karsten Heymann discovered that the OpenLDAP directory server can be crashed by performing a paged search with a page size of 0, resulting in denial of service. This vulnerability is limited to the MDB storage backend.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3868-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 30, 2017                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openldap
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-9287
    Debian Bug     : 863563
    
    Karsten Heymann discovered that the OpenLDAP directory server can be
    crashed by performing a paged search with a page size of 0, resulting in
    denial of service. This vulnerability is limited to the MDB storage
    backend.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.40+dfsg-1+deb8u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.44+dfsg-5.
    
    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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