Sun ONE Directory Server LDAP Malformed Packet DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote LDAP server is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running Sun ONE Directory Server, an
LDAP directory from Sun.

The version of Sun ONE Directory Server fails to handle certain
malformed search requests. A user can leverage this issue to crash
not just the LDAP server but also the entire application on the remote

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Sun ONE Directory Server 5.2patch5.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 20888 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16550

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0647