Re: 2.7.0 broken with LDAP

From: Quanah Gibson-Mount <>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:02:20 -0700

--On Monday, October 29, 2012 10:52 AM -0700 "Murray S. Kucherawy"
<> wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Oct 2012, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>> Just FYI, OpenDKIM 2.7.0 won't even start when used with LDAP as the
>> backend.
>> I've filed
>> <>
>> And will update it with further information as I obtain it.
> I think this is probably related to a similar problem that was reported
> with respect to SQL. 2.7.0 makes an attempt to catch cases where a
> SigningTable entry is either malformed (e.g., missing fields) or includes
> a reference to a missing or malformed KeyTable entry. That involves
> walking the SigningTable and querying the KeyTable for matching entries.
> In the case of SQL, an errant NULL in the table wasn't anticipated, which
> caused a NULL dereference and a crash. A patch has already been applied
> that fixes the SQL case, but it looks like we probably need something
> similar for LDAP.
> I don't have an LDAP server configured locally to test this theory. Are
> you able to at least get a complete stack trace from your crash?

Yep, working on it. :)

I think your guess makes sense, because by default, there is no OpenDKIM
data in the LDAP server at all in an initial installation, so all the
searches would come back with no results.


Quanah Gibson-Mount
Sr. Member of Technical Staff
Zimbra, Inc
A Division of VMware, Inc.
Zimbra ::  the leader in open source messaging and collaboration
Received on Mon Oct 29 2012 - 18:04:49 PST

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