Scientific Linux Security Update : openldap on SL5.x i386/x86_64

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60819


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


Multiple flaws were discovered in the way the slapd daemon handled modify relative distinguished name (modrdn) requests. An authenticated user with privileges to perform modrdn operations could use these flaws to crash the slapd daemon via specially crafted modrdn requests.
(CVE-2010-0211, CVE-2010-0212)

After installing this update, the OpenLDAP daemons will be restarted automatically.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60819

File Name: sl_20100720_openldap_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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