Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2199-1 openldap -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
02 May 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-12243.
More information:

A vulnerability was discovered in OpenLDAP, a free implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. LDAP search filters with nested boolean expressions can result in denial of service (slapd daemon crash).

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.40+dfsg-1+deb8u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your openldap packages.

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