SUSE-SA:2006:072: openldap2-client

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:072 (openldap2-client).


OpenLDAP libldap's strval2strlen() function contained a bug when
processing the authcid string of certain Bind Requests, which could
allow attackers to cause an affected application (especially the
OpenLDAP Server) to crash.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-5779.

Solution :

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_72_openldap2.html

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24449 ()

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