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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2930

Red Hat Directory Server 7.1 before SP7, Red Hat Directory Server 8, and Fedora Directory Server 1.1.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and search outage) via crafted LDAP search requests with patterns, related to a single-threaded regular-expression subsystem.
Publish Date : 2008-08-29 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P 2008-05-28 2008-08-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HP-UX Running Netscape / Red Hat Directory Server, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS) or Remote Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6078 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2930

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Fedora Directory Server 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Directory Server 7.1 SP5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Redhat Directory Server 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedora Directory Server 1
Redhat Directory Server 7

- References For CVE-2008-2930
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0596
XF rhds-ldapsearch-dos(44733)
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0602
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0858
BID 30871 Red Hat Directory Server Crafted Search Pattern Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-09-12
HP SSRT080113

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2930

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