Bug 1262393 (CVE-2015-6908) - CVE-2015-6908 openldap: ber_get_next denial of service vulnerability
Summary: CVE-2015-6908 openldap: ber_get_next denial of service vulnerability
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-6908
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1262396 1263170 1263171 1263172 1263173 1263174
Blocks: 1262395
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-09-11 14:20 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:44 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the way the OpenLDAP server daemon (slapd) parsed certain Basic Encoding Rules (BER) data. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash slapd via a specially crafted packet.
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Last Closed: 2015-09-29 10:33:06 UTC


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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:1840 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: openldap security update 2015-09-29 14:20:48 UTC

Description Martin Prpič 2015-09-11 14:20:30 UTC
A flaw was found in the way the OpenLDAP server daemon (slapd) parsed certain BER data. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash slapd via a specially crafted packet.

Upstream advisory (including a reproducer):

http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=8240

Upstream patch:

http://www.openldap.org/devel/gitweb.cgi?p=openldap.git;a=commitdiff;h=6fe51a9ab04fd28bbc171da3cf12f1c1040d6629

CVE assignment request:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q3/535

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-09-11 14:22:07 UTC
Created openldap tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1262396]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2015-09-29 10:21:32 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2015:1840 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1840.html


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