389-ds-base 1.4.x LDAP Search Filter LDAP Request out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability has been found in 389-ds-base 1.4.x and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component LDAP Search Filter. The manipulation as part of a LDAP Request leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The bug was discovered 03/06/2018. The weakness was presented 03/07/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-1054 since 12/04/2017. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 108320 (Oracle Linux 6 : 389-ds-base (ELSA-2018-0515)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 236665 (Red Hat Update for 389-ds-base (RHSA-2018:0414)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 6 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (108320). See 112395 for similar entry.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

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Class: Out-of-bounds
CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 108320
Nessus Name: Oracle Linux 6 : 389-ds-base (ELSA-2018-0515)
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OpenVAS ID: 65581
OpenVAS Name: CentOS Update for 389-ds-base CESA-2018:0515 centos6
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12/04/2017 🔍
03/05/2018 +91 days 🔍
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Advisory: RHSA-2018:0515
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CVE: CVE-2018-1054 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 103228 - Red Hat '389-ds-base' CVE-2018-1054 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Created: 03/08/2018 07:50 AM
Updated: 02/17/2023 10:05 AM
Changes: 03/08/2018 07:50 AM (74), 01/11/2020 09:57 AM (6), 02/17/2023 10:04 AM (4), 02/17/2023 10:05 AM (1)
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