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Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:17:24 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Jan Lieskovsky <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Dmitry Butskoy <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- phpLDAPadmin -- Local file inclusion
 flaw in "common.php" via "Accept-Language" HTTP header leading to DoS

On 10/27/2011 06:07 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,
>   a local file inclusion flaw was found in the way the phpLDAPadmin,
> a web based LDAP client for managing LDAP servers, processed certain
> values of the "Accept-Language" HTTP header. A remote attacker could
> use this flaw to cause a denial of service (generate recursive
> inclusions leading to resource exhaustion) via specially-crafted request.
> Note: A different issue than CVE-2011-4075 (due the different

Confirmed, vulnerable in 0.9.7 and before, fixed in 0.9.8, so it's a
much older issue.

Please use CVE-2011-4082 for this issue.

>       attack vector and different source code file in question).
> References:
> [1]
> Relevant exploit:
> [2]
> According to Dmitry, this issue should be fixed in upstream v0.9.8.5
> version too.
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> Thank you && Regards, Jan.
> -- 
> Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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