Vulnerability identifier: #VU12607
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Server applications / Directory software, identity management
Vendor: 389 Directory Server Project
The vulnerability allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.
The weakness exists in ns-slapd due to improper handling of long search filters with characters needing escapes. A remote attacker can submit a specially crafted LDAP request, trigger buffer overflow and cause the service to crash.
Update to versions 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52 or 184.108.40.206.
Vulnerable software versions
389-ds-base: 1.4.0 - 220.127.116.11, 1.3.8, 1.3.6 - 18.104.22.168
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?