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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86202


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: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/30

Modified: 2015/09/30

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: 2015/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6908