Bug 205826 - CVE-2006-4600 openldap improper selfwrite access
CVE-2006-4600 openldap improper selfwrite access
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openldap (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
Jay Turner
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Blocks: 234222
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Reported: 2006-09-08 15:33 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:14 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0310
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-05-01 13:28:26 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0310 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: openldap security update 2007-05-01 13:28:23 EDT

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Description Josh Bressers 2006-09-08 15:33:19 EDT
openldap improper selfwrite access

The way openldap handles selfwrite access is broken.  Users with
selfwrite access should only be able to add/remove their own DN to the
target, but via this bug any DN may be modified.

This was fixed upstream in version 2.3.25

A reproducer can be found here:

This issue also affects RHEL3
This issue also affects RHEL2.1
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-09-08 16:02:53 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 9 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-01 13:28:27 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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