CVE Reference: CVE-2007-5794

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2007-5794

Description:
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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38505

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00003.html

ST
  1020088

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA31524
  Secunia Advisory: SA31227
  Secunia Advisory: SA30352
  Secunia Advisory: SA29083
  Secunia Advisory: SA28838
  Secunia Advisory: SA28061
  Secunia Advisory: SA27839
  Secunia Advisory: SA27768
  Secunia Advisory: SA27670

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0389.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0715.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10625

MLIST
  http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2005-March/006345.html
  http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2005-April/006859.html

MISC
  http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198390

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:049

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-33.xml

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1430

CONFIRM
  http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-332.htm
  http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0255
  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=453868
  http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198390

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487985/100/0/threaded

BID
  26452


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