Scientific Linux Security Update : openldap on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:0621)

high Nessus Plugin ID 158328


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SLSA-2022:0621-1 advisory.

- openldap: assertion failure in Certificate List syntax validation (CVE-2020-25709)

- openldap: assertion failure in CSN normalization with invalid input (CVE-2020-25710)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 158328

File Name: sl_20220223_openldap_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2022

Updated: 2/24/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25710


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-clients, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-servers, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-servers-sql

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/23/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/22/2021

Reference Information

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