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MDKSA-2001:069: openldap Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openldap package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:069 (openldap).

CERT released an advisory that details a number of vulnerabilities as found in a
variety of different LDAP implementations. The results of these tests showed one
vulnerability in OpenLDAP with slapd not handling packets with certain invalid
fields. A malicious attacker could craft such invalid packets, resulting in a
denial of service attack on the affected server.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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