SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : openldap2 (SUSE-SU-2021:0129-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145026
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VPR Score: 0.8


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


This update for openldap2 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2020-25709: Fixed a crash caused by specially crafted network traffic (bsc#1178909).

CVE-2020-25710: Fixed a crash caused by specially crafted network traffic (bsc#1178909).

Non-security issue fixed :

Retry binds in the LDAP backend when the remote LDAP server disconnected the (idle) LDAP connection. (bsc#1179503)

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 Legacy Software 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-SP2-2021-129=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP2-2021-129=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2021-129=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145026

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0129-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2021

Updated: 1/15/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 0.8

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-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-client-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

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25709, CVE-2020-25710