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Category:   Application (Directory)  >   IBM Tivoli Directory Server Vendors:   IBM
IBM Tivoli Directory Server GSKit Certificate Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029687
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-6747   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 27 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions,,
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Tivoli Directory Server. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a certificate with a specially crafted X.509 certificate chain to cause the target service to hang or crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to hang or crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2003), Windows (2008)

Message History:   None.

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