dn2ancestor in the LDAP component in Fedora Directory Server 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via a ModDN operation with a DN that contains a large number of "," (comma) characters, which results in a large amount of recursion, as demonstrated using the ProtoVer LDAP test suite.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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