Security Advisory Moderate: redhat-ds-base security and bug fix update

Advisory: RHSA-2013:1116-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2013-07-30
Last updated on: 2013-07-30
Affected Products: Red Hat Directory Server v8 EL5
CVEs ( CVE-2013-2219


Updated redhat-ds-base packages that fix one security issue and several
bugs are now available for Red Hat Directory Server 8.2.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

Red Hat Directory Server is an LDAPv3 compliant server. The base packages
include the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server and
command-line utilities for server administration.

It was discovered that Red Hat Directory Server did not honor defined
attribute access controls when evaluating search filter expressions. A
remote attacker (with permission to query the Directory Server) could use
this flaw to determine the values of restricted attributes via a series of
search queries with filter conditions that used restricted attributes.

This issue was discovered by Ludwig Krispenz of Red Hat.

This update also fixes the following bugs:

* Prior to this update, the replication of the schema failed because of the
attribute "unhashed#user#password," which had an invalid name. When this
problem happened, the error logs recorded the message "Schema
replication update failed: Invalid syntax." This update allows this
attribute's name and the replication of the schema. (BZ#970934)

* Prior to this update, under high load of incoming connections and due to
a race condition, a connection which was not yet fully initialized could
start being polled. This would lead to a crash. This update ensures that
the connection is fully initialized before being in the polling set.

* Prior to this update, if some requested attributes were skipped during a
search (for example, because of an ACI), the returned attribute names and
values could be shifted. This update removes attributes that are not
authorized from the requested attributes set, so that the returned
attributes/values are not shifted. (BZ#922773)

* Prior to this update, when an attribute was configured to be encrypted,
online import failed to store it in an encrypted way. This update allows
encryption, on the consumer side, during an online import. (BZ#893178)

* Prior to this update, updating the redhat-ds-base package resulted in the
"/etc/dirsrv/slapd-[instance]/certmap.conf" file being overwritten with the
default template. With this update, upgrading the redhat-ds-base package no
longer causes "/etc/dirsrv/slapd-[instance]/certmap.conf" to be overwritten
if the file already exists, preventing users from losing their custom
changes. (BZ#919154)

All users of Red Hat Directory Server 8.2 are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which fix these issues.


Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

Updated packages

Red Hat Directory Server v8 EL5

File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:1185
    MD5: 05629cc20b36429fc2d478f5cbde6599
SHA-256: bc3153d2801268902124e9766f18dbb17a235a172634652991fd9793f0b14173
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:1185
    MD5: 13577ac0cb7e524349d0b8d760f45560
SHA-256: b8337b3399462ee6c388c822b8d7f3f3b60c94add205db522e5e0a8948888898
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:1185
    MD5: 1dd02a81af4703b39274eee385e4e75c
SHA-256: bf6ff7b6a5c276505b52e7a942f1ca0415495d4318828f0f04e0784ba2275548
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:1185
    MD5: 04bbcd0cc19bf2c9b75f19e4fcfbff7f
SHA-256: 6e640b5c6f3ccb8ca5bfa58219bd0cad3ebbef72d51f4d55841cd8b217dabb3a
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:1185
    MD5: 03c87b2daf5321f367d2d32e4c774894
SHA-256: 3cbf7b7566f2410e06924cb00c96edd0e9f036d1d3a83e12cbcf719a9557fdd0
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

979508 - CVE-2013-2219 Directory Server: ACLs inoperative in some search scenarios


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