Upstream information

CVE-2007-5794 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in nss_ldap, when used in applications that are linked against the pthread library and fork after a call to nss_ldap, might send user data to the wrong process because of improper handling of the LDAP connection. NOTE: this issue was originally reported for Dovecot with the wrong mailboxes being returned, but other applications might also be affected.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 339031 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Open Enterprise Server
  • nss_ldap >= 215-59.19
sles10.s390x
sles9-oes.x86
sled10.x86
core9.s390
ZYPP Patch Nr: 4781
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • nss_ldap >= 215-59.19
  • nss_ldap-32bit >= 9-200712041546
sles10.s390x
sles9-oes.x86
sled10.x86
core9.s390
ZYPP Patch Nr: 4781
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • nss_ldap >= 246-14.20
  • nss_ldap-32bit >= 246-14.20
  • nss_ldap-64bit >= 246-14.20