CVE-2006-5170

NameCVE-2006-5170
Descriptionpam_ldap in nss_ldap on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, Fedora Core 3 and earlier, and possibly other distributions does not return an error condition when an LDAP directory server responds with a PasswordPolicyResponse control response, which causes the pam_authenticate function to return a success code even if authentication has failed, as originally reported for xscreensaver.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1203-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs392984
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpam-ldap (PTS)squeeze184-8.5fixed
wheezy184-8.6fixed
jessie, sid184-8.7fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpam-ldapsource(unstable)180-1.2medium392984
libpam-ldapsourcesarge178-1sarge3highDSA-1203-1

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