openSUSE Security Update : libldap-2_4-2 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0547-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 48754



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The following issues have been fixed in OpenLDAP: specially crafted MODRDN operations can crash the OpenLDAP server (CVE-2010-0211 and CVE-2010-0212).

also fixed were following bugs :

- adding a 'postalAdress' Attribute with an embedded NUL value caused the LDAP server to terminate with an assertion failure (bnc#555725, ITS#6379)

- Delete Operations happening during the 'Refresh' phase of 'refreshAndPersist' replication failed to replicate under certain circumstances (bnc#606294, ITS#6555)


Update the affected libldap-2_4-2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48754

File Name: suse_11_1_libldap-2_4-2-100707.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/26/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libldap-2_4-2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libldap-2_4-2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openldap2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openldap2-back-meta, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openldap2-back-perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openldap2-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openldap2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openldap2-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/7/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0211, CVE-2010-0212