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SUSE-SA:2006:072: openldap2-client Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openldap2-client package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
allow 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
Threat Level: High
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