|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3511|
|Date Published:||27 Oct 2013|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in OpenLDAP. The vulnerability is due to an error in reference counting in the rwm overlay. A remote, authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to the vulnerable server. Successful exploitation would cause termination of the OpenLDAP daemon, slapd, resulting in a denial of service condition.|
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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: LDAP Protection Violation.
Attack Information: OpenLDAP rwm overlay denial of service