openSUSE 10 Security Update : pam_ldap (pam_ldap-2194)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27381


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


pam_ldap did not return an error conditions correctly when an LDAP directory server responded with a PasswordPolicyResponse control response, which caused the pam_authenticate function to return a success code even if authentication has failed. (CVE-2006-5170)


Update the affected pam_ldap packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27381

File Name: suse_pam_ldap-2194.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_ldap-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5170