OpenLDAP is an open source LDAP suite (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) which contains applications and development tools.
Nss_ldap is a GNU module for OpenLDAP which allows for automated logins using files like /etc/passwd.
A vulnerability has been found in OpenLDAP and nss_ldap which under certain circumstances could cause an LDAP link to not be encrypted. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2005-2069 to this issue.
A vulnerability has been found in the way certain OpenLDAP authentication schemes store hashed passwords. A remote attacker could potentially re-use a hashed password to gain access to a system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2004-0823 to this issue.
More information about these vulnerabilities can be found in the security advisory issued by Red Hat Linux:
|Product:||Affected Version(s):||Risk Level:||Actions:|
|Avaya S87XX/S8500/S8300||Versions prior to CM 3.1 with IA770 installed.||Low||Avaya recommends that customers using versions of CM prior to 3.1, with IA770 installed, upgrade to CM 3.1 or greater to address this vulnerability.|
|Avaya Intuity LX||All||Low||See recommended actions below. This issue will be addressed in accordance with Avaya's Product Security Vulnerability Response Policy|
|Avaya Messaging Storage Server||All||Low||See recommended actions below. This issue will be addressed in accordance with Avaya's Product Security Vulnerability Response Policy|
|Avaya Message Networking||All||Low||See recommended actions below. This issue will be addressed in accordance with Avaya's Product Security Vulnerability Response Policy|
For all system products which use vulnerable versions of openldap, Avaya recommends that customers restrict local and network access to the server. This restriction should be enforced through the use of physical security, firewalls, ACLs, VPNs, and other generally-accepted networking practices until such time as an update becomes available and can be installed.
Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.
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