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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4440

Original release date: 12/28/2009
Last revised: 06/13/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Directory Proxy Server (DPS) in Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.0 through 6.3.1 does not properly handle multiple client connections within a short time window, which allows remote attackers to hijack the backend connection of an authenticated user, and obtain the privileges of this user, by making a client connection in opportunistic circumstances, related to "long binds," aka Bug Ids 6828462 and 6823593.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 270789
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-141958-01-1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 37481
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37915
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023389
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3647

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