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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: openldap-2.4.8-6.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-6062
2008-07-03 00:48:01
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Name        : openldap
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.4.8
Release     : 6.fc9
URL         : http://www.openldap.org/
Summary     : The configuration files, libraries, and documentation for OpenLDAP
Description :
OpenLDAP is an open source suite of LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access
Protocol) applications and development tools. LDAP is a set of
protocols for accessing directory services (usually phone book style
information, but other information is possible) over the Internet,
similar to the way DNS (Domain Name System) information is propagated
over the Internet. The openldap package contains configuration files,
libraries, and documentation for OpenLDAP.

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Update Information:

This update fixes CVE-2008-2952 - remote unauthenticated slapd DoS.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Jul  2 2008 Jan Safranek <jsafranek redhat com> 2.4.8-6
- fix CVE-2008-2952 (#453727)
* Fri Jun  6 2008 Jan Safranek <jsafranek redhat com> 2.4.8-5
- fix a crash (#450017)
* Wed May 28 2008 Jan Safranek <jsafranek redhat com> 2.4.8-4
- use /sbin/nologin as shell of ldap user (#447919)
* Thu May 22 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.4.8-3.1
- minor bump for sparc rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #453444 - CVE-2008-2952 OpenLDAP denial-of-service flaw in ASN.1 decoder
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=453444
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update openldap' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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