Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1554-1 389-ds-base -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 Oct 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14648.
More information:

It was discovered that 389-ds-base (the 389 Directory Server) is vulnerable to search queries with malformed values in the do_search() function (servers/slapd/search.c). Attackers could leverage this vulnerability by sending crafted queries in a loop to cause DoS.

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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