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[GLSA-200509-04] phpLDAPadmin: Authentication bypass

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
phpLDAPadmin: Authentication bypass

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200509-04
(phpLDAPadmin: Authentication bypass)


Alexander Gerasiov discovered a flaw in login.php preventing the
application from validating whether anonymous bind has been disabled in
the target LDAP server configuration.

Impact

Anonymous users can access the LDAP server, even if the
"disable_anon_bind" parameter was explicitly set to avoid this.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2654
http://secunia.com/advisories/16611/


Solution:
All phpLDAPadmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-nds/phpldapadmin-0.9.7_alpha6"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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