Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openldap (MDKSA-2001:069)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 13884
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionCERT released an advisory that details a number of vulnerabilities as found in a variety of different LDAP implementations. The results of these tests showed one vulnerability in OpenLDAP with slapd not handling packets with certain invalid fields. A malicious attacker could craft such invalid packets, resulting in a denial of service attack on the affected server.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.