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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4600

Original release date: 09/06/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


slapd in OpenLDAP before 2.3.25 allows remote authenticated users with selfwrite Access Control List (ACL) privileges to modify arbitrary Distinguished Names (DN).


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.3 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/05/2007)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=205826 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 which is in maintenance mode.

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-667
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=4587
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [openldap-announce] 20060801 OpenLDAP 2.3.25 available
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0310
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-23
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0430
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3229
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016783
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9618
External Source: BID
Name: 19832
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2186
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-232.htm
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:171
External Source: XF
Name: openldap-selfwrite-security-bypass(28772)
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0055
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openldap.org/software/release/changes.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060929 rPSA-2006-0176-1 openldap openldap-clients openldap-servers
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070602-01-P

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9618
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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