GLSA-200606-17 : OpenLDAP: Buffer overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-17
(OpenLDAP: Buffer overflow)

slurpd contains a buffer overflow when reading very long hostnames from
the status file.

Impact :

By injecting an overly long hostname in the status file, an attacker
could possibly cause the execution of arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running slurpd.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-17.xml

Solution :

All openLDAP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-nds/openldap-2.3.22'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21710 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-17.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2754