CVE-2007-5794 Detail

Current 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.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=453868
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198390
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00003.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-33.xml
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-332.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0255
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1430
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2005-April/006859.html
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2005-March/006345.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:049
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0389.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0715.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26452 Patch 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020088
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=154314
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=367461
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38505
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1913
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10625

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5794
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018
Source:
MITRE