Buffer overflow in OpenLDAP



Published: 2012-06-29 | Updated: 2020-07-28
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2012-1164
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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OpenLDAP
Server applications / Directory software, identity management

Vendor OpenLDAP.org

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU32774

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2012-1164

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to perform service disruption.

slapd in OpenLDAP before 2.4.30 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via an LDAP search query with attrsOnly set to true, which causes empty attributes to be returned.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

OpenLDAP: 2.4.3 - 2.4.29


CPE2.3 External links

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0899.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Dec/26
http://secunia.com/advisories/48372
http://secunia.com/advisories/49607
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201406-36.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:130
http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=7143
http://www.openldap.org/software/release/changes.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52404
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Dec/23
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT210788

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