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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 4/10


The do_extendedOp function in ibmslapd in IBM Tivoli Directory Server (TDS) 6.0 before (aka on Linux, Solaris, and Windows allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (ABEND) via a malformed LDAP extended operation that triggers certain comparisons involving the NULL operation OID.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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