CVE-2016-4992

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-06-17
CWE:
CWE-209
Bugzilla:
1347760: CVE-2016-4992 389-ds-base: Information disclosure via repeated use of LDAP ADD operation
An information disclosure flaw was found in 389 Directory Server. A user with no access to objects in certain LDAP sub-tree could send LDAP ADD operations with a specific object name. The error message returned to the user was different based on whether the target object existed or not.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2016:2594 2016-11-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2016:2765 2016-11-15

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Petr Spacek (Red Hat) and Martin Basti (Red Hat).
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