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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2952

Original release date: 07/01/2008
Last revised: 10/11/2011


liblber/io.c in OpenLDAP 2.2.4 to 2.4.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (program termination) via crafted ASN.1 BER datagrams that trigger an assertion error.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0249
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=5580;selectid=5580
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1978
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security 20080701 Re: [oss-security] openldap DoS
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-634-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6029
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080713 Re: openldap DoS
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:144
External Source: XF
Name: openldap-bergetnext-dos(43515)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080811 rPSA-2008-0249-1 openldap openldap-clients openldap-servers
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0583
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1650
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10662
External Source: BID
Name: 30013
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200808-09
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=5580
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020405
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6062
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2268
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-052/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2645
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:021

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10662
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.2.4
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.2.5
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.2.6
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.2.7
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.2.8
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.2.9
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.10
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.11
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.12
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.13
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.14
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.15
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.16
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.17
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.18
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.19
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.20
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.21
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.22
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.23
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.24
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.25
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.26
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.27
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.28
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.29
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.30
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.31
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.32
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.33
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.34
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.35
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.36
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.37
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.38
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.39
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.4
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.40
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.41
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.42
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.43
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.5
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.6
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.7
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.8
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.3.9
* cpe:/a:openldap:openldap:2.4.10

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)