USN-858-1: OpenLDAP vulnerability
12 November 2009
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
It was discovered that OpenLDAP did not correctly handle SSL certificates with zero bytes in the Common Name. A remote attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to view sensitive information or alter encrypted communications.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.