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openldap -- slapd acl selfwrite Security Issue


Howard Chu reports:

An ACL of the form 'access to dn.subtree="ou=groups, dc=example,dc=com" attr=member by * selfwrite' is intended to only allow users to add/delete their own DN to the target attribute. Currently it allows any DNs to be modified.



portaudit: openldap -- slapd acl selfwrite Security Issue

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