CVE-2018-14648

NameCVE-2018-14648
DescriptionA flaw was found in 389 Directory Server. A specially crafted search query could lead to excessive CPU consumption in the do_search() function. An unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to provoke a denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1554-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
389-ds-base (PTS)jessie1.3.3.5-4vulnerable
jessie (security)1.3.3.5-4+deb8u5fixed
stretch1.3.5.17-2vulnerable
sid1.4.0.19-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
389-ds-basesource(unstable)1.4.0.18-1high
389-ds-basesourcejessie1.3.3.5-4+deb8u4highDLA-1554-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1630668
https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/c/a49bd03d6 (1.4.0.17)
1.3.7: https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/c/c8ec6e58c
1.3.8: https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/c/5fc374b43
Note that these patches are incomplete and cause a regression (crash). Bundle with
https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/c/a6369790c (1.4.0.17)
1.3.7: https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/c/722a6f867
1.3.8: https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/c/bdb1af66c
see https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/issue/49969

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