CVE-2018-14624

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-08-31
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1619450: CVE-2018-14624 389-ds-base: Server crash through modify command with large DN
A vulnerability was discovered in 389-ds-base. The lock controlling the error log was not correctly used when re-opening the log file in log__error_emergency(). An attacker could send a flood of modifications to a very large DN, which would cause slapd to crash.

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Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2018:2757 2018-09-25

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 389-ds-base Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 389-ds-base Will not fix
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.
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