Improper Initialization Affecting openldap package, versions *



    Attack Complexity High
    Availability High
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4.7 medium
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Red Hat
4.4 medium

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  • published 5 Sep 2017
  • disclosed 5 Sep 2017

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 openldap.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream openldap package.

slapd in OpenLDAP 2.4.45 and earlier creates a PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for PID file modification before a root script executes a "kill cat /pathname" command, as demonstrated by openldap-initscript.