openSUSE 10 Security Update : openldap2 (openldap2-5509)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a security problem in the liblber client library of
openldap that allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(program termination) via crafted ASN.1 BER datagrams, which triggers
an assertion error. (CVE-2008-2952) Additionally a bug was fixed in
ldap_free_connection which could result in client crashes when the
server closed a connection while an operation is active.

Solution :

Update the affected openldap2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34440 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2952

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