CVE-2015-1545 Detail

Current Description

The deref_parseCtrl function in servers/slapd/overlays/deref.c in OpenLDAP 2.4.13 through 2.4.40 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via an empty attribute list in a deref control in a search request.


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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from openldap.org (02/25/2015)

Note that the deref overlay is not enabled by default, so this vulnerability only affects sites that have explicitly configured their servers to load and enable the overlay. Since this overlay has never been documented, there are no sites outside of the OpenLDAP developer community with a legitimate reason to enable this module.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-07/msg00069.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Dec/26
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3209
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:073
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:074
http://www.openldap.org/devel/gitweb.cgi?p=openldap.git;a=commit;h=c32e74763f77675b9e144126e375977ed6dc562c
http://www.openldap.org/its/?findid=8027 Exploit  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/07/3
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2015-2511963.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72519
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032399
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=776988
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100937
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Dec/23
https://support.apple.com/HT204659
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT210788

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1545
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017
Source:
MITRE