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Please note that without this patch clients are unable to do start_tls
This leads to security problems when combined with pam_ldap, for
example, where in a master+slave setup pam_ldap rebinds to the master
following a referral and sends credentials in plaintext even if pam_ldap
was configured to do start_tls.
If the infrastructure is not set to force tls server-side this might
even go unnoticed by the admins, who assume that the ldap.conf setting
"ssl start_tls" is being honoured.
rob holland - [ firstname.lastname@example.org ] - Gentoo Audit Team
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