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Re: [SRM] (PRSC) Security fixes and possible database corruption

On Mar 28, 2011, at 11:21 PM, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 10:41:23PM +0200, Matthijs Möhlmann wrote:
>> CVE-2011-1081:
>> modrdn.c in slapd in OpenLDAP 2.4.x before 2.4.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a relative Distinguished Name (DN) modification request (aka MODRDN operation) that contains an empty value for the OldDN field.
>> Fix: http://www.openldap.org/devel/cvsweb.cgi/servers/slapd/modrdn.c.diff?hideattic=1&r1=text&tr1=1.181&r2=text&tr2=1.182&f=c
>> Impact: High, possibility to remotely crash slapd.
> This is new in the tracker, and so might be DSA material. Security team,
> can you decide if this should be a point release or a DSA please?
>> I would like to fix the above bugs and have it uploaded to squeeze. Am I allowed to fix these
>> issues for squeeze? And should I upload these through stable-proposed-updates after you
>> reviewed the debdiff of course?
> Not speaking for the release team, but from experience: the issues should
> be fixed in unstable first (I notice the bug is pending) and then a debdiff
> prepared and submitted to the release team for consideration.
> I'm tracking these three issues - it would help me greatly to keep PRSC
> somewhere in the subject.
> Thanks,

An upload to unstable is prepared for next wednesday.


Matthijs Möhlmann

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