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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2930

Original release date: 08/29/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Red Hat Directory Server 7.1 before SP7, Red Hat Directory Server 8, and Fedora Directory Server 1.1.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and search outage) via crafted LDAP search requests with patterns, related to a single-threaded regular-expression subsystem.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080113
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7891
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2480
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6078
External Source: XF
Name: rhds-ldapsearch-dos(44733)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/dir-server/release-notes/7.1SP7/index.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020773
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7813
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454065
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0596
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0858
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0602
External Source: BID
Name: 30871
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6078
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)