CVE-2018-14638

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-08-30
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1626079: CVE-2018-14638 389-ds-base: Crash in delete_passwdPolicy when persistent search connections are terminated unexpectedly
A double-free of a password policy structure was found in the way slapd was handling certain errors during persistent search. A unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash Directory Server.

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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 6 389-ds-base Will not fix

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Viktor Ashirov (Red Hat).

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