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IBM Lotus Domino LDAP Server Memory Exception (CVE-2006-0580; CVE-2006-4510)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1345
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2006-0580
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75 and above
Who is Vulnerable?
IBM Lotus Domino 7.0 and prior
Novell eDirectory and priors
Novell eDirectory 8.8.1 and priors
Vulnerability Description
A denial of service vulnerability exists in the IBM Lotus Domino LDAP Server component. The flaw is caused by improper validation of the user supplied data in an LDAP bind request. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to terminate the target server which causes a denial of service condition.

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 IBM Lotus Domino LDAP Server Memory Exception 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:  IBM Lotus Domino LDAP Server Memory Exception