SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openldap2 (SUSE-SU-2016:0224-1) (Logjam)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88176


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-6908: The ber_get_next function allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reachable assertion and application crash) via crafted BER data, as demonstrated by an attack against slapd. (bsc#945582)

- CVE-2015-4000: Fix weak Diffie-Hellman size vulnerability. (bsc#937766)

It also fixes the following non-security bugs :

- bsc#955210: Unresponsive LDAP host lookups in IPv6 environment

This update adds the following functionality :

- fate#319300: SHA2 password hashing module that can be loaded on-demand.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-139=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-139=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-139=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-139=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-139=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2016-139=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-139=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-139=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88176

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0224-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/26

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Base Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldap-2_4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldap-2_4-2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libldap-2_4-2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-meta, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-back-meta-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-client-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openldap2-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4000, CVE-2015-6908

BID: 74733

OSVDB: 122331, 127342