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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SUSE-SA:2006:072: openldap2-client

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the openldap2-client package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:072 (openldap2-client).


OpenLDAP libldap's strval2strlen() function contained a bug when
processing the authcid string of certain Bind Requests, which could
permit attackers to cause an affected application (especially the
OpenLDAP Server) to crash.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-5779.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_72_openldap2.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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