Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1526-1 389-ds-base -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14624.
More information:

It was discovered that the emergency logging system in 389-ds-base (the 389 Directory Server) is affected by a race condition caused by the invalidation of the concurrently used log file file descriptor without proper locking. This issue might be triggered by remote attackers to cause DoS (crash) and any other undefined behavior.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your 389-ds-base packages.

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