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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   bind-dyndb-ldap Vendors:   Red Hat
bind-dyndb-ldap DN Escaping Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027341
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027341
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-3429   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 3 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in bind-dyndb-ldap. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The software does not properly escape distinguished names (DNs) for LDAP queries. A remote user can send a specially crafted request to cause the target named service to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target named service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/bind-dyndb-ldap.git/commit/?id=f345805c73c294db42452ae966c48fbc36c48006

Vendor URL:  fedorahosted.org/bind-dyndb-ldap/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 3 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) bind-dyndb-ldap DN Escaping Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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