#VU63343 SQL injection


Published: 2022-05-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63343

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-29155

CWE-ID: CWE-89

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
OpenLDAP
Server applications / Directory software, identity management

Vendor: OpenLDAP.org

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the experimental back-sql backend to slapd during an LDAP search operation when the search filter is processed. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

OpenLDAP: 2.5.4 - 2.6.1


CPE

External links
http://bugs.openldap.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9815


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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