CVE-2012-3429 Detail

Current Description

The dns_to_ldap_dn_escape function in src/ldap_convert.c in bind-dyndb-ldap 1.1.0rc1 and earlier does not properly escape distinguished names (DN) for LDAP queries, which allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (named service hang) via a "$" character in a DN in a DNS query.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/bind-dyndb-ldap.git/commit/?id=f345805c73c294db42452ae966c48fbc36c48006 Exploit  Patch 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1139.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/02/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54787
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027341 Patch 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842466
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/77391

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3429
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017
Source:
MITRE