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367461: CVE-2007-5794 nss_ldap randomly replying with wrong user's data

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race 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.

Find out more about CVE-2007-5794 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (nss_ldap) RHSA-2008:0389 2008-05-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (nss_ldap) RHSA-2008:0715 2008-07-24
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