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Vulnerability Assessment Details

OpenLDAP SASL Bind Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for denial of service vulnerability in OpenLDAP

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote LDAP server is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running OpenLDAP, an open-source LDAP
directory implementation.

The version of OpenLDAP installed on the remote host fails to handle
malformed SASL bind requests. An unauthenticated attacker can
leverage this issue to crash the LDAP server on the affected host.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/450728/30/0/threaded
http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=4740

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenLDAP 2.3.29 when it becomes available.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20939

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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