Sun Java System Directory Server bind-dn Remote Privilege Escalation

medium Nessus Plugin ID 32121
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The remote LDAP proxy server is prone to an unauthorized access attack.


The version of Sun Java System Directory Proxy Server running on the remote host is affected by an unauthorized access vulnerability. Specifically, the server fails to properly classify connections in relation to 'bind_dn' parameter. Successful exploitation of this issue might allow an unprivileged user to gain remote administrative access to the system.


Upgrade to Sun Java System Directory Server 6.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32121

File Name: sun_directory_remote_admin_unauth_access.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 5/1/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ldap_search.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/25/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1995

BID: 28941

CWE: 264