Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nss_ldap (MDKSA-2000:066-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 61852


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A race condition exists in versions of nss_ldap prior to version 121.
On a system running nscd, a malicious user can cause the system to hang.

Update :

Due to a new packaging scheme, the updates have been re-released with the appropriate revision number.


Update the affected nss_ldap package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61852

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2000-066.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/06

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nss_ldap, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2000/11/10

Reference Information

MDKSA: 2000:066-1