Mandrake Linux Advisory: pam_ldapSep 03, 2003, 20:14 (0 Talkback[s])
Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
A bug was fixed in pam_ldap 162 with the pam_filter mechanism which is commonly used for host-based access restriction in environments using LDAP for authentication. Mandrake Linux 9.1 provided pam_ldap 161 which had this problem and as a result, systems relying on pam_filter for host-based access restriction would allow any user, regardless of the host attribute associated with their account, to log into the system. All users who use LDAP-based authentication are encouraged to upgrade immediately.
Mandrake Linux 9.1:
Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.
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gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98
Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to update.
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