CVE-2006-5779 Detail

Current Description

OpenLDAP before 2.3.29 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via LDAP BIND requests with long authcid names, which triggers an assertion failure.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Not Vulnerable. The OpenLDAP versions shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and earlier do not contain the vulnerable code in question. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://gleg.net/downloads/VULNDISCO_META_FREE.tar.gz Exploit 
http://gleg.net/vulndisco_meta.shtml Exploit 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200611-25.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1831
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017166 Exploit 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:208
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_72_openldap2.html
http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=4740
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.033-openldap.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/450728/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20939 Exploit 
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0066/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-384-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4379 Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30076
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-820

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5779
NVD Published Date:
11/07/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018
Source:
MITRE