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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4724-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4724-1
Posted Feb 8, 2021
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4724-1 - It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled Certificate Exact Assertion processing. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled saslAuthzTo processing. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2020-36221, CVE-2020-36223, CVE-2020-36225, CVE-2020-36227, CVE-2020-36228, CVE-2020-36229
MD5 | 852e5d3d483b0c482e0d2cf0e83c7463

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4724-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4724-1
February 08, 2021

openldap vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in OpenLDAP.

Software Description:
- openldap: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

Details:

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled Certificate Exact
Assertion processing. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-36221)

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled saslAuthzTo processing.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenLDAP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-36222, CVE-2020-36224, CVE-2020-36225, CVE-2020-36226)

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled Return Filter control
handling. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenLDAP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2020-36223)

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain cancel
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-36227)

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled Certificate List
Extract Assertion processing. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause OpenLDAP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2020-36228)

It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled X.509 DN parsing. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause OpenLDAP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-36229, CVE-2020-36230)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.10:
slapd 2.4.53+dfsg-1ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
slapd 2.4.49+dfsg-2ubuntu1.6

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
slapd 2.4.45+dfsg-1ubuntu1.9

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
slapd 2.4.42+dfsg-2ubuntu3.12

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4724-1
CVE-2020-36221, CVE-2020-36222, CVE-2020-36223, CVE-2020-36224,
CVE-2020-36225, CVE-2020-36226, CVE-2020-36227, CVE-2020-36228,
CVE-2020-36229, CVE-2020-36230

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openldap/2.4.53+dfsg-1ubuntu1.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openldap/2.4.49+dfsg-2ubuntu1.6
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openldap/2.4.45+dfsg-1ubuntu1.9
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openldap/2.4.42+dfsg-2ubuntu3.12
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