Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4634-2
November 23, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
OpenLDAP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
- openldap: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
USN-4634-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in OpenLDAP. This
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain
inputs. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause OpenLDAP
to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.