|Description||It was found that 389-ds-base since 126.96.36.199 up to and including 188.8.131.52 did not always handle internal hash comparison operations correctly during the authentication process. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could potentially use this flaw to bypass the authentication process under very rare and specific circumstances.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[stretch] - 389-ds-base <not-affected> (Affected code was never backported)
[jessie] - 389-ds-base <not-affected> (vulnerable code (patch for CVE-2016-5405) not applied)