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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871456
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for openldap RHSA-2015:1840-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'openldap'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'openldap'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
OpenLDAP is an open source suite of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
(LDAP) applications and development tools. LDAP is a set of protocols used
to access and maintain distributed directory information services over an
IP network. The openldap package contains configuration files, libraries,
and documentation for OpenLDAP.

A flaw was found in the way the OpenLDAP server daemon (slapd) parsed
certain Basic Encoding Rules (BER) data. A remote attacker could use this
flaw to crash slapd via a specially crafted packet. (CVE-2015-6908)

All openldap users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Affected Software/OS:
openldap on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-6908
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Dec/msg00005.html
BugTraq ID: 76714
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76714
Debian Security Information: DSA-3356 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3356
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1840
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1840.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033534
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:0224 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00031.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:0262 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00040.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0226 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00032.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0255 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00037.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0261 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00039.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2742-1
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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