SuSE 10 Security Update : openldap2-client (ZYPP Patch Number 2291)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 29537


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


OpenLDAP libldap's strval2strlen() function contained a bug when processing the authcid string of certain Bind Requests, which could allow attackers to cause an affected application (especially the OpenLDAP Server) to crash. (CVE-2006-5779)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2291.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29537

File Name: suse_openldap2-client-2291.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/17/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5779