SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : openldap2 (SUSE-SU-2019:2395-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 129043



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for openldap2 fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2019-13565: Fixed an authentication bypass when using SASL authentication and session encryption (bsc#1143194).

CVE-2019-13057: Fixed an issue with delegated database admin privileges (bsc#1143273).

CVE-2017-17740: When both the nops module and the member of overlay are enabled, attempts to free a buffer that was allocated on the stack, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slapd crash) via a member MODDN operation. (bsc#1073313)

Non-security issues fixed: Fixed broken shebang line in (bsc#1114845).

Create files in /var/lib/ldap/ during initial start to allow for transactional updates (bsc#1111388)

Fixed incorrect post script call causing tmpfiles creation not to be run (bsc#1111388).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-2395=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-2395=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP1-2019-2395=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-2019-2395=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP1-2019-2395=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2019-2395=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-2395=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-2395=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129043

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2395-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/19/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-13565


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldap-2_4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldap-2_4-2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldap-2_4-2-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldap-2_4-2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-meta, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-meta-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-perl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-sock, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-sock-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-sql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-sql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-contrib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-ppolicy-check-password, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-ppolicy-check-password-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/18/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17740, CVE-2019-13057, CVE-2019-13565