Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3868-1 openldap -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 May 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 863563.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9287.
- More information:
Karsten Heymann discovered that the OpenLDAP directory server can be crashed by performing a paged search with a page size of 0, resulting in denial of service. This vulnerability is limited to the MDB storage backend.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.40+dfsg-1+deb8u3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.44+dfsg-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your openldap packages.