Scientific Linux Security Update : 389-ds-base on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69504


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


It was discovered that the 389 Directory Server did not properly handle the receipt of certain MOD operations with a bogus Distinguished Name (DN). A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause the 389 Directory Server to crash. (CVE-2013-4283)

After installing this update, the 389 server service will be restarted automatically.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69504

File Name: sl_20130828_389_ds_base_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/08/29

Modified: 2013/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/08/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4283