Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2611-1 ldb -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Mar 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-27840, CVE-2021-20277.
More information:

Two issues have been found in ldb, an LDAP-like embedded database, for example used with samba.

Both issues are related to out of bounds access, either an out of bound read or a heap corrupton, both most likely leading to an application crash.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.1.27-1+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ldb packages.

For the detailed security status of ldb please refer to its security tracker page at:

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