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Sun Directory < 6.3 bind-dn Remote Privilege Escalation

Critical

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.