USN-1171-1: Likewise Open vulnerability

20 July 2011

likewise-open vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 11.04
  • Ubuntu 10.10
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary

Local SQL injection vulnerability

Software Description

  • likewise-open - Authentication services for Active Directory domains

Details

It was discovered that an SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Likewise Security Authority (lsass) local authentication provider. A local attacker could use this to gain elevated privileges.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 11.04
likewise-open - 6.0.0.53010-4ubuntu5.1
Ubuntu 10.10
likewise-open - 5.4.0.42111-2ubuntu2.1
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
likewise-open - 5.4.0.42111-2ubuntu1.3

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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