Scientific Linux Security Update : openldap on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way OpenLDAP's slapd daemon handled malformed
objectClasses LDAP attributes. A local or remote attacker could create
an LDAP request which could cause a denial of service by crashing
slapd. (CVE-2007-5707)

In addition, the following feature was added :

- OpenLDAP client tools now have new option to configure
their bind timeout

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9a3d9454

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60293 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5707