Public Date:
1209573: CVE-2015-1854 389-ds-base: access control bypass with modrdn
A flaw was found in the way Red Hat Directory Server performed authorization of modrdn operations. An unauthenticated attacker able to issue an ldapmodrdn call to the directory server could use this flaw to perform unauthorized modifications of entries in the directory server.

Find out more about CVE-2015-1854 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue does not affect the version of 389-ds-base package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.8
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2015:0895 2015-04-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 389-ds-base Not affected
Red Hat Directory Server 8 redhat-ds-base Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


This issue was discovered by Simo Sorce of Red Hat.
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