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[GLSA-200606-17] OpenLDAP: Buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
OpenLDAP: Buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-17
(OpenLDAP: Buffer overflow)


slurpd contains a buffer overflow when reading very long hostnames from
the status file.

Impact

By injecting an overly long hostname in the status file, a possible hacker
could possibly cause the execution of arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running slurpd.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2754


Solution:
All openLDAP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-nds/openldap-2.3.22"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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