Executive Summary

Summary
Title openldap security and enhancement update
Informations
Name RHSA-2007:1038 First vendor Publication 2007-11-15
Vendor RedHat Last vendor Modification 2007-11-15
Severity (Vendor) Moderate Revision 01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.1 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Problem Description:

Updated openldap packages that fix a security flaw are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

OpenLDAP is an open source suite of LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) applications and development tools.

A flaw was found in the way OpenLDAP's slapd daemon handled malformed objectClasses LDAP attributes. An authenticated local or remote attacker could create an LDAP request which could cause a denial of service by crashing slapd. (CVE-2007-5707)

In addition, the following feature was added: * OpenLDAP client tools now have new option to configure their bind timeout.

All users are advised to upgrade to these updated openldap packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue and provide this security enhancement.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

359851 - CVE-2007-5707 openldap slapd DoS via objectClasses attribute

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1038.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-399Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10183
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10183
Title: OpenLDAP before 2.3.39 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slapd crash) via an LDAP request with a malformed objectClasses attribute. NOTE: this has been reported as a double free, but the reports are inconsistent.
Description: OpenLDAP before 2.3.39 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slapd crash) via an LDAP request with a malformed objectClasses attribute. NOTE: this has been reported as a double free, but the reports are inconsistent.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2007-5707
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
CentOS Linux 4
Oracle Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21706
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21706
Title: ELSA-2007:1037: openldap security and enhancement update (Important)
Description: OpenLDAP before 2.3.39 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slapd crash) via an LDAP request with a malformed objectClasses attribute. NOTE: this has been reported as a double free, but the reports are inconsistent.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2007:1037-01
CVE-2007-5707
Version: 6
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): openldap
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application119

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2010-05-12Name : Mac OS X 10.6.2 Update / Mac OS X Security Update 2009-006
File : nvt/macosx_upd_10_6_2_secupd_2009-006.nasl
2009-04-09Name : Mandriva Update for openldap MDKSA-2007:215 (openldap)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDKSA_2007_215.nasl
2009-03-23Name : Ubuntu Update for openldap vulnerabilities USN-551-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_551_1.nasl
2009-02-27Name : Fedora Update for openldap FEDORA-2007-2796
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2007_2796_openldap_fc8.nasl
2009-02-27Name : Fedora Update for openldap FEDORA-2007-3124
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2007_3124_openldap_fc7.nasl
2009-02-27Name : Fedora Update for openldap FEDORA-2007-741
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2007_741_openldap_fc6.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200803-28 (openldap)
File : nvt/glsa_200803_28.nasl
2008-09-04Name : FreeBSD Ports: openldap-server
File : nvt/freebsd_openldap-server0.nasl
2008-04-21Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1541-1 (openldap2.3)
File : nvt/deb_1541_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
38484OpenLDAP slapd Crafted LDAP Request Remote DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-06-28Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2007-1038.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20071108_openldap_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20071115_openldap_on_SL4_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-09Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2009-006.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-04-11Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1541.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-03-21Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200803-28.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-13Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_openldap2-4679.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-04Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-551-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-26Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2007-3124.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-26Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_openldap2-4677.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-16Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2007-1038.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-16Name : The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2007-741.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-12Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2007-2796.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-09Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2007-215.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-09Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2007-1037.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-01Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_db449245870d11dca3ec001921ab2fa4.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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