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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61255
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0583
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0583.

OpenLDAP is an open source suite of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
(LDAP) applications and development tools. LDAP is a set of protocols for
accessing directory services.

A denial of service flaw was found in the way the OpenLDAP slapd daemon
processed certain network messages. An unauthenticated remote attacker
could send a specially crafted request that would crash the slapd daemon.
(CVE-2008-2952)

Users of openldap should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0583.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-2952
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html
BugTraq ID: 30013
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30013
Bugtraq: 20080811 rPSA-2008-0249-1 openldap openldap-clients openldap-servers (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495320/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1650 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1650
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00109.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00129.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200808-09.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:144
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-052/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/01/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/13/2
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10662
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0583.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020405
http://secunia.com/advisories/30853
http://secunia.com/advisories/30917
http://secunia.com/advisories/30996
http://secunia.com/advisories/31326
http://secunia.com/advisories/31364
http://secunia.com/advisories/31436
http://secunia.com/advisories/32254
http://secunia.com/advisories/32316
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:021 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00006.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-634-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1978/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2268
XForce ISS Database: openldap-bergetnext-dos(43515)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43515
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