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Oracle Internet Directory Pre-Authentication LDAP Denial of Service (CVE-2008-2595)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1343
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Source: Oracle cpujul2008
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2008-2595
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75 and above
Who is Vulnerable?
Oracle Application Server 9.0.4.3 and earlier
Oracle Application Server 10.1.2.3 and earlier
Oracle Identity Manager 10.1.4.2 and earlier
Vulnerability Description
There exists a denial of service vulnerability in the Oracle Internet Directory. The vulnerability is due to a NULL pointer dereference error when processing LDAP requests. Remote unauthenticated attackers could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted LDAP request to create a denial of service condition on the target system.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R70 / R71 / R75 and above

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Internet Directory Pre-Authentication LDAP Denial of Service protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  LDAP Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Oracle Internet Directory Pre-Authentication LDAP Denial of Service