Bug 1626079 (CVE-2018-14638) - CVE-2018-14638 389-ds-base: Crash in delete_passwdPolicy when persistent search connections are terminated unexpectedly
Summary: CVE-2018-14638 389-ds-base: Crash in delete_passwdPolicy when persistent sear...
Alias: CVE-2018-14638
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20180830,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1623949 1624420 1628677 1637870
Blocks: 1626081
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-09-06 14:16 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-05-16 08:27 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

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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Last Closed: 2018-09-27 11:15:02 UTC

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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:2757 None None None 2018-09-25 19:06 UTC

Description Pedro Sampaio 2018-09-06 14:16:39 UTC
A flaw was found in 389-ds-base. The process ns-slapd crashes in delete_passwdPolicy function when persistent search connections are terminated unexpectedly leading to remote denial of service.



Comment 2 Cedric Buissart 🐶 2018-09-14 14:16:13 UTC
Upstream fix: 

Comment 3 Cedric Buissart 🐶 2018-09-14 14:39:36 UTC

Name: Viktor Ashirov (Red Hat)

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2018-09-25 19:06:01 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:2757 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2757

Comment 5 Cedric Buissart 🐶 2018-10-10 08:58:41 UTC
Created 389-ds-base tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1637870]

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