43306 : OpenLDAP slapd BDB Backend Crafted Modify Operation Remote DoS
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OpenLDAP contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when trying a modify operation with the NOOP control set to critical on an entry stored in a BDB back-end, and will result in loss of availability for the service.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


Upgrade to version 2.3.36 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


OpenLDAP Foundation


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-02-04 | Disagree?

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