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Debian LTS: DLA-2611-1: ldb security update

Date 31 Mar 2021
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Two issues have been found in ldb, an LDAP-like embedded database, for example used with samba.

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2611-1                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                    Thorsten Alteholz
March 31, 2021                      
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Package        : ldb
Version        : 2:1.1.27-1+deb9u2
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-27840 CVE-2021-20277

Two issues have been found in ldb, an LDAP-like embedded database, for 
example used with samba.

Both issues are related to out of bounds access, either an out of bound 
read or a heap corrupton, both most likely leading to an application 

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 

We recommend that you upgrade your ldb packages.

For the detailed security status of ldb please refer to
its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at:


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