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CVE-2006-4600 Detail


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

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/06/2006

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.3 LOW
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Local network exploitable
Access Complexity:
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: 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: 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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SGI 20070602-01-P External Source FULLDISC 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 GENTOO GLSA-200711-23 External Source SECTRACK 1016783 External Source CONFIRM External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:171 Patch External Source MISC Patch External Source MLIST [openldap-announce] 20060801 OpenLDAP 2.3.25 available Patch External Source CONFIRM External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0310 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0430 External Source BUGTRAQ 20060929 rPSA-2006-0176-1 openldap openldap-clients openldap-servers Patch External Source BID 19832 External Source TRUSTIX 2006-0055 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2186 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3229 External Source XF openldap-selfwrite-security-bypass(28772) External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9618

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