Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1699-1 ldb -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Mar 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-3824.
More information:

Garming Sam reported an out-of-bounds read in the ldb_wildcard_compare() function of ldb, a LDAP-like embedded database, resulting in denial of service.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.1.20-0+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ldb packages.

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