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CVE-2015-6908 Detail

Current Description

The ber_get_next function in libraries/liblber/io.c in OpenLDAP 2.4.42 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reachable assertion and application crash) via crafted BER data, as demonstrated by an attack against slapd.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Dec/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00032.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00037.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00039.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00040.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1840.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3356
http://www.openldap.org/devel/gitweb.cgi?p=openldap.git;a=commit;h=6fe51a9ab04fd28bbc171da3cf12f1c1040d6629
http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Software%20Bugs?id=8240 Exploit  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.security-assessment.com/files/documents/advisory/OpenLDAP-ber_get_next-Denial-of-Service.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76714
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033534
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2742-1
https://support.apple.com/HT205637

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-2015-6908
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2016
Source:
Debian GNU/Linux