CVE-2014-3971

NameCVE-2014-3971
DescriptionThe CmdAuthenticate::_authenticateX509 function in db/commands/authentication_commands.cpp in mongod in MongoDB 2.6.x before 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by attempting authentication with an invalid X.509 client certificate.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mongodb (PTS)stretch1:3.2.11-2+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:3.2.11-2+deb9u2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mongodbsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- mongodb <not-affected> (X.509 certifictate authentication introduced in 2.6.x)
https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/SERVER-13753
https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/commit/c151e0660b9736fe66b224f1129a16871165251b

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