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FS#46265 - [openldap][CVE-2015-6908] Denial of Service in ber_get_next

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Christian Rebischke (Shibumi) - Friday, 11 September 2015, 20:20 GMT
Last edited by Sébastien Luttringer (seblu) - Saturday, 12 September 2015, 13:16 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Version 2.4.42-1 has a denial of service vulnerability in the ber_get_next method.
Please checkout my links below:

Proof of Concept + Exploit:
Current upstream fix:;a=commitdiff;h=6fe51a9ab04fd28bbc171da3cf12f1c1040d6629


Christian Rebischke (Archlinux CVE-Monitoring Team)
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Closed by  Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Saturday, 12 September 2015, 13:16 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  openldap-2.4.42-2
Comment by Remi Gacogne (rgacogne) - Friday, 11 September 2015, 20:29 GMT
For information, upstream just stated that they do not intend to speed up the 2.4.23 release to fix this issue [1], therefore we will probably have to backport the patch.

[1]: Comment 7 of