CVE-2007-5794

NameCVE-2007-5794
DescriptionRace condition in nss_ldap, when used in applications that are linked against the pthread library and fork after a call to nss_ldap, might send user data to the wrong process because of improper handling of the LDAP connection. NOTE: this issue was originally reported for Dovecot with the wrong mailboxes being returned, but other applications might also be affected.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1430-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs453868
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
libnss-ldap (PTS)squeeze264-2.2fixed
wheezy264-2.5fixed
jessie, sid265-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libnss-ldapsource(unstable)256-1medium453868
libnss-ldapsourceetch251-7.5etch1mediumDSA-1430-1
libnss-ldapsourcesarge238-1sarge1mediumDSA-1430-1

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