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Mandrake CERT released an advisory that details a number of vulnerabilities as found in a variety of different LDAP implementations.


                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory

Package name:           openldap
Date:                   August 13th, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:069

Affected versions:      7.1, 7.2, 8.0, Corporate Server 1.0.1,
                        Single Network Firewall 7.2

Problem Description:

 CERT released an advisory that details a number of vulnerabilities as
 found in a variety of different LDAP implementations.  The results of
 these tests showed one vulnerability in OpenLDAP with slapd not
 handling packets with certain invalid fields.  A malicious attacker
 could craft such invalid packets, resulting in a denial of service
 attack on the affected server.


Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team at
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
f85b74a6f81850178e99de059ce7ac51  7.1/RPMS/openldap-1.2.12-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
5cd4401a3ce81f7e45de3d8b80404c58  7.1/RPMS/openldap-devel-1.2.12-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
939b04ecb65daf2c5280e5a5ddc14365  7.1/SRPMS/openldap-1.2.12-1.3mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
cd28b5c07f05e6b20533116ae3e2c29b  7.2/RPMS/openldap-1.2.12-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
7d86a8d344d46920491f811538292226  7.2/RPMS/openldap-devel-1.2.12-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
de5469cb8470152ddedbeffeb1466def  7.2/SRPMS/openldap-1.2.12-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.0:
eb3e60b1947fabf7d44981187c0306a4  8.0/RPMS/libldap1-1.2.12-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
629c75aa532e9730517752d2e964045f  8.0/RPMS/libldap1-devel-1.2.12-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
835611f3f7c11488037f45c3322a2fe7  8.0/RPMS/libldap2-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
c3cdd9533bc8fd3f1a223ae7081771e0  8.0/RPMS/libldap2-devel-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
d3e9a8f80f6016d64c29518c8013cb4d  8.0/RPMS/libldap2-devel-static-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
d4aed1a2a958f6d3448a848c69e5efba  8.0/RPMS/openldap-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
71bba1cc342d2f3516571a020161a847  8.0/RPMS/openldap-back_dnssrv-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
a1b4012315a3ce88c27c6c640dfbd77e  8.0/RPMS/openldap-back_ldap-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
f7c2b20461101cc5c78045bc39c52eb2  8.0/RPMS/openldap-back_passwd-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
3bb8dd5668e9ee025e28ad1ea4c9f622  8.0/RPMS/openldap-back_sql-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
d61de43692601ac183564fc4a46a21cf  8.0/RPMS/openldap-clients-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
a6cf2c2451d799372787bb7392065068  8.0/RPMS/openldap-guide-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
9b5cbeefbbf68d8f6b3143c7bc30a72c  8.0/RPMS/openldap-migration-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
89e6f11113a37ad0a2b11f0e2c2ea867  8.0/RPMS/openldap-servers-2.0.11-6.1mdk.i586.rpm
84ee41801fb25caa1cd4fa69cf4b7e39  8.0/RPMS/openldap1-1.2.12-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
b863f396fb81de5d2860102dd1b2a3e8  8.0/SRPMS/openldap-2.0.11-6.1mdk.src.rpm
a31898bb56c36fc726e1810985768fef  8.0/SRPMS/openldap1-1.2.12-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 1.0.1:
f85b74a6f81850178e99de059ce7ac51  1.0.1/RPMS/openldap-1.2.12-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
5cd4401a3ce81f7e45de3d8b80404c58  1.0.1/RPMS/openldap-devel-1.2.12-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
939b04ecb65daf2c5280e5a5ddc14365  1.0.1/SRPMS/openldap-1.2.12-1.3mdk.src.rpm

Single Network Firewall 7.2:
cd28b5c07f05e6b20533116ae3e2c29b  snf7.2/RPMS/openldap-1.2.12-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
de5469cb8470152ddedbeffeb1466def  snf7.2/SRPMS/openldap-1.2.12-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Bug IDs fixed (see for more information):


To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
listed at:

Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Mandrake Linux 8.0, look for it in "updates/8.0/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to

You can view other security advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

Mandrake Linux has two security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to:

  Mandrake Linux's security announcements mailing list.  Only
  announcements are sent to this list and it is read-only.

  Mandrake Linux's security discussion mailing list.  This list is open
  to anyone to discuss Mandrake Linux security specifically and Linux
  security in general.

To subscribe to either list, send a message to
with "subscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To remove yourself from either list, send a message to
with "unsubscribe [listname]" in the body of the message.

To get more information on either list, send a message to
with "info [listname]" in the body of the message.

Optionally, you can use the web interface to subscribe to or unsubscribe
from either list:

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