RHEL 7 : openldap (RHSA-2017:1852)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102144


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for openldap is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

OpenLDAP is an open source suite of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) applications and development tools. LDAP is a set of protocols used to access and maintain distributed directory information services over an IP network. The openldap packages contain configuration files, libraries, and documentation for OpenLDAP.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
openldap (2.4.44). (BZ#1386365)

Security Fix(es) :

* A double-free flaw was found in the way OpenLDAP's slapd server using the MDB backend handled LDAP searches. A remote attacker with access to search the directory could potentially use this flaw to crash slapd by issuing a specially crafted LDAP search query.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.


Update the affected packages.

See Also




Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102144

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-1852.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/03

Modified: 2018/01/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openldap, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openldap-clients, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openldap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openldap-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openldap-servers, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openldap-servers-sql, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9287

OSVDB: 158188

RHSA: 2017:1852