IBM Tivoli Directory Server LDAP Packet Handling DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 20903
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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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://web.archive.org/web/20071213090218/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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 20903

File Name: tivoli_ldap_dn_length_dos.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: remote

Published: 2/14/2006

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ldap_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:ibm:tivoli_directory_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/11/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0717

BID: 16593