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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6698

Original release date: 02/01/2008
Last revised: 08/21/2010


The BDB backend for slapd in OpenLDAP before 2.3.36 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a potentially-successful modify operation with the NOOP control set to critical, possibly due to a double free vulnerability.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10748
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-584-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:010
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431203
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3184
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0059
External Source: MLIST
Name: [openldap-bugs] 20070411 (ITS#4925) Modify operation with NOOP control on a BDB backend causes slapd to crash
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080212 rPSA-2008-0059-1 openldap openldap-clients openldap-servers
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0110
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:058
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1541
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1307
External Source: BID
Name: 26245
External Source: MLIST
Name: [openldap-bugs] 20070411 Re: (ITS#4925) Modify operation with NOOP control on a BDB backend causes slapd to crash
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0059
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019480
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10748
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.35 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)