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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.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10625

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-5794
Product(s):