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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
openldap security update
5 May 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Unknown/Unspecified
CVE Names: CVE-2020-12243
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Package : openldap
Version : 2.4.40+dfsg-1+deb8u6
CVE ID : CVE-2020-12243
A vulnerability was discovered in OpenLDAP, a free implementation of the
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. LDAP search filters with nested
boolean expressions can result in denial of service (slapd daemon
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your openldap packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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