Public Date:
1630668: CVE-2018-14648 389-ds-base: Mishandled search requests in servers/slapd/search.c:do_search() allows for denial of service
It was found that a specially crafted search query could lead to excessive CPU consumption in the do_search() function. An unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to provoke a denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2018-14648 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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-2018:3127 2018-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 7.5 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2018:3507 2018-11-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 389-ds-base Will not fix

External References

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