[USN-4620-1] phpLDAPadmin vulnerability

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[USN-4620-1] phpLDAPadmin vulnerability

Paulo Flabiano Smorigo
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4620-1
November 05, 2020

phpldapadmin vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

phpLDAPadmin could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
input.

Software Description:
- phpldapadmin: A web-based LDAP client

Details:

It was discovered that phpLDAPadmin didn't properly sanitize before being
echoed to the user. A remote attacker could inject arbitrary HTML/Javascript
code in a user's context and cause a crash, resulting in denial of service or
potential execution of arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  phpldapadmin                    1.2.2-6ubuntu1.1

After a standard system update you need to restart phpLDAPadmin to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4620-1
  CVE-2017-11107

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/phpldapadmin/1.2.2-6ubuntu1.1

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