[SECURITY] Fedora 15 Update: openldap-2.4.24-2.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-03-19 05:35:05

Name        : openldap
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 2.4.24
Release     : 2.fc15
URL         : http://www.openldap.org/
Summary     : LDAP support libraries
Description :
OpenLDAP is an open source suite of LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access
Protocol) applications and development tools. LDAP is a set of
protocols for accessing directory services (usually phone book style
information, but other information is possible) over the Internet,
similar to the way DNS (Domain Name System) information is propagated
over the Internet. The openldap package contains configuration files,
libraries, and documentation for OpenLDAP.

Update Information:

Three security issues were fixed during the rebase!

Changes not covered by bugs:

- new: system resource limiting for slapd using ulimit
- fix: possible null pointer dereference in NSS implementation
OpenLDAP package was rebased to 2.4.24.

Extension of API:

* libldap adds: ldap_destroy ldap_dup ldap_sasl_interactive_bind
* libldif adds: ldif_put_wrap ldif_sput_wrap

  [ 1 ] Bug #680466 - CVE-2011-1024 openldap: forwarded bind failure messages cause success
  [ 2 ] Bug #680472 - CVE-2011-1025 openldap: rootpw not verified via slapd.conf when using the NDB backend
  [ 3 ] Bug #680975 - CVE-2011-1081 openldap: DoS when submitting special MODRDN request

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update openldap' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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