Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in OpenLDAP



Published: 2015-04-01 | Updated: 2020-08-09
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2014-9713
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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OpenLDAP
Server applications / Directory software, identity management

Debian Linux
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor OpenLDAP.org
Debian

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU40853

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-9713

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote #AU# to manipulate data.

The default slapd configuration in the Debian openldap package 2.4.23-3 through 2.4.39-1.1 allows remote authenticated users to modify the user's permissions and other user attributes via unspecified vectors.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

OpenLDAP: 2.4.23 - 2.4.39

Debian Linux: 2.4.23 - 7.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3209
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/03/29/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73217
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2742-1
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=761406

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