This challenge covers the review of a CVE in a Java codebase and its patch

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The Code Review Patch challenges are designed to enhance your skills in identifying vulnerabilities within code. You are provided with the original vulnerable code alongside the patch that fixes it. Your task is to first attempt to discover the issue on your own. This approach helps sharpen your analytical skills and deepens your understanding of common vulnerabilities and their fixes.

If you are unable to pinpoint the issue or want to verify your findings, you can refer to the provided patch file. This file highlights the changes made to rectify the vulnerability, offering insight into proper coding practices and effective remediation techniques. The example provided involves an LDAP service where changes were made to improve the security and handling of user authentication.

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