SuSE 10 Security Update : pam_ldap (ZYPP Patch Number 2196)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

pam_ldap in nss_ldap does not return an error condition when an LDAP
directory server responds with a PasswordPolicyResponse control
response, which causes the pam_authenticate function to return a
success code even if authentication has failed, as originally reported
for xscreensaver. (CVE-2006-5170)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5170.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2196.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29546 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5170

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