SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : ldb (SUSE-SU-2021:0945-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 148138


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


This update for ldb fixes the following issues :

CVE-2020-27840: Fixed an unauthenticated remote heap corruption via bad DNs (bsc#1183572).

CVE-2021-20277: Fixed an out of bounds read in ldb_handler_fold (bsc#1183574).

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 Basesystem 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2021-945=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148138

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0945-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/26/2021

Updated: 6/3/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-20277


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


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:N/I:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ldb-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ldb-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ldb-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldb-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldb2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldb2-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldb2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-ldb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-ldb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-ldb-devel, 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: 3/24/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27840, CVE-2021-20277

IAVA: 2021-A-0140-S