Debian Security Advisory 1943 openldap openldap2.3 – insufficient input validation

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December 1, 2009, 4:00 pm

It was discovered that OpenLDAP, a free implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, when OpenSSL is used, does not properly handle a ‘’ character in a domain name in the subject’s Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate Certification Authority…

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