Public Date:
913751: CVE-2013-0336 389-ds-base: DoS when connecting with a missing username/dn

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ipapwd_chpwop function in daemons/ipa-slapi-plugins/ipa-pwd-extop/ipa_pwd_extop.c in the directory server (dirsrv) in FreeIPA before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a connection request without a username/dn, related to the 389 directory server.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0336 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of IPA or 389-ds as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ipa Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 389-ds-base Not affected


This issue was discovered by Sumit Bose of Red Hat.