OpenSUSE Linux update for openldap2

Published: 2020-05-11
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-12243
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Novell

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource management error

EUVDB-ID: #VU27445

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12243

CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to resource management error when performing searches with nested boolean expressions in filter.c within the slapd daemon in OpenLDAP. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted LDAP request to the affected server and crash the LDAP service.


Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?