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nss_ldap buffer overflow in nss_ldap DNS SRV



12th Dec 2002 [SBWID-5868]
COMMAND

	buffer overflow in nss_ldap DNS SRV

SYSTEMS AFFECTED

	Versions prior to nss_ldap-172-5.i386.rpm

PROBLEM

	Thanks to SCO Security Advisory [CSSA-2002-058.0] :
	
	A buffer overflow in  the  DNS  SRV  code  for  nss_ldap  allows  remote
	attackers to cause a denial of service and  possibly  execute  arbitrary
	code.
	
	 Editor's note
	 =============
	
	These records are extensively used by Windows2000 active directories

SOLUTION

	Get nss_ldap-172-5.i386.rpm, see your distribution site


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