bind-dyndb-ldap dns_to_ldap_dn_escape() denial of service
|binddyndbldap-dnstoldapdnescape-dos (77391)||Medium Risk|
Description:The Bind DynDB LDAP bind-dyndb-ldap package is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the dns_to_ldap_dn_escape() function when escaping DN values for the LDAP query. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the named process to hang.
Denial of Service
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the Bind DynDB LDAP GIT Repository. See References.
- Bind DynDB LDAP GIT Repository: Fix and harden DNS-to-LDAP name conversion. Fixes CVE-2012-3429..
- BID-54787: Bind DynDB LDAP CVE-2012-3429 Package Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2012-3429: The dns_to_ldap_dn_escape function in src/ldap_convert.c in bind-dyndb-ldap 1.1.0rc1 and earlier does not properly escape distinguished names (DN) for LDAP queries, which allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (named service hang) via a $ character in a DN in a DNS query.
- OSVDB ID: 84437: bind-dyndb-ldap src/ldap_convert.c dns_to_ldap_dn_escape() Function LDAP Query DN Value Escaping Remote DoS
- RHSA-2012-1139: Important: bind-dyndb-ldap security update
- SA50086: bind-dyndb-ldap DN Escaping Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Bind DynDB LDAP bind-dyndb-ldap
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
Aug 01, 2012
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