CVE-2016-0741

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-01-15
Bugzilla:
1299416: CVE-2016-0741 389-ds-base: worker threads do not detect abnormally closed connections causing DoS
An infinite-loop vulnerability was discovered in the 389 directory server, where the server failed to correctly handle unexpectedly closed client connections. A remote attacker able to connect to the server could use this flaw to make the directory server consume an excessive amount of CPU and stop accepting connections (denial of service).

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CVSS v2 metrics

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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2016:0204 2016-02-16

Affected Packages State

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