IBM Tivoli Directory Server LDAP Packet Handling DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host appears to be running IBM Tivoli Directory Server, an
LDAP directory from IBM.

The version of IBM Tivoli Directory Server fails to handle certain
malformed search requests. A user can leverage this issue to crash
the LDAP server.

See also :

http://lists.immunitysec.com/pipermail/dailydave/2006-February/002921.html
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24011701
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24014476
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24011969

Solution :

Apply the appropriate fix pack listed in the vendor support documents
referenced above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 20903 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16593

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0717