Public Date:
860603: CVE-2012-4450 389-ds-base: Change on SLAPI_MODRDN_NEWSUPERIOR is not evaluated in ACL (ACL rules bypass possible)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

389 Directory Server 1.2.10 does not properly update the ACL when a DN entry is moved by a modrdn operation, which allows remote authenticated users with certain permissions to bypass ACL restrictions and access the DN entry.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4450 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2013:0503 2013-02-20


This issue was discovered by Noriko Hosoi of Red Hat.