Scientific Linux Security Update : openldap on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20150929)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86202
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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A flaw was found in the way the OpenLDAP server daemon (slapd) parsed certain Basic Encoding Rules (BER) data. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash slapd via a specially crafted packet.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86202

File Name: sl_20150929_openldap_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/30/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


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:fermilab:scientific_linux:compat-openldap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-clients, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-servers, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-servers-overlays, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openldap-servers-sql, 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: 9/29/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6908