OpenLDAP 2.4.49

The OpenLDAP project has announced the release of OpenLDAP version 2.4.49. Although the release announcement only contains very cursory information about each of the changes, it appears to be primarily a bugfix release that includes the following:

  • Addressed some memory and file descriptor management issues
  • Added a database entry count to the monitor for the slapd-mdb backend
  • Addressed issues around cancel and abandon operations
  • Avoided acquiring a global lock when using GnuTLS
  • Fixed an issue in handling the preferredDeliveryMethod syntax
  • Improved error handling during connection setup
  • Fixed an issue involving incorrect handling of attribute descriptions
  • Fixed an issue with database interaction during an index update
  • Addressed a couple of password policy issues