Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openldap (MDVSA-2015:074)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82327


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


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in openldap :

The deref_parseCtrl function in servers/slapd/overlays/deref.c in OpenLDAP 2.4.13 through 2.4.40 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via an empty attribute list in a deref control in a search request (CVE-2015-1545).

The updated packages provides a solution for these security issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82327

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-074.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ldap2.4_2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ldap2.4_2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ldap2.4_2-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openldap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openldap-clients, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openldap-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openldap-servers, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openldap-testprogs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openldap-tests, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1545

BID: 72519

MDVSA: 2015:074