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Category:   Application (Directory)  >   Sun ONE Directory Server Vendors:   Sun
Sun Java System Directory Server BER Decoding Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017991
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2466   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 13 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 2 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.1, 5.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sun Java System Directory Server. A local or remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local or remote user can exploit a BER decoding flaw to cause the target service to crash. The flaw resides in the LDAP Software Development Kit for C.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the directory server to crash.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

Native Packages versions:

Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 Patch 5 (or later), as delivered in the following:

* Solaris SPARC: 116837-03, 115614-27, 115610-24
* Solaris X86: 116838-03, 115615-27, 115611-24
* Linux: 118353-03, 118080-12, 118079-11

PatchZIP (Compressed Archive) Versions:

Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 Patch 5 (or later), as delivered in the following:

* Solaris SPARC: 117665-04
* Solaris x86: 117666-04
* Linux: 117668-04
* Windows: 117667-04
* HP-UX: 117669-04
* AIX: 117670-04

The Sun advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)
Underlying OS Comments:  Solaris 8, 9, and 10, Linux, Windows, HP-UX, and AIX

Message History:   None.

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