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MDKSA-2003:006: 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-2003:006 (openldap).
A review was completed by the SuSE Security Team on the OpenLDAP server
software, and this audit revealed several buffer overflows and other bugs that
remote attackers could exploit to gain unauthorized access to the system running
the vulnerable OpenLDAP servers. Additionally, various locally exploitable bugs
in the OpenLDAP v2 libraries have been fixed as well.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:006
Threat Level: High
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