Sun Directory < 6.3 bind-dn Remote Privilege Escalation

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4491

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows for the bypassing of authentication.

Description

The remote host is running Sun Directory.

This version is vulnerable to a flaw in the way that it handles the 'bind-dn' parameter from a client. This may allow an attacker to gain administrative access.

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.3 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 4491

Family: Generic

Published: 2008/05/01

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 4490

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sun:java_system_directory_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1995

BID: 28941