Vulnerability Note VU#348953
Microsoft Windows Active Directory fails to properly validate client sent LDAP requests
Microsoft Windows Active Directory fails to properly validate client-sent LDAP requests and may result in a denial of service condition.
Microsoft Windows Active Directory contains a vulnerability in the way that the LDAP service validates the number of convertible attributes in the client-sent request. By sending a specially crafted LDAP request to a server running Active Directory, an attacker may be able to cause the server to stop responding.
A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service condition.
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Microsoft has released updates in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-039 to address this issue.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||10 Jul 2007|
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This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-039. Microsoft credits Peter Winter-Smith of NGSSoftware for reporting the vulnerability to them.
This document was written by Katie Steiner.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-3028
- Date Public: 10 Jul 2007
- Date First Published: 11 Jul 2007
- Date Last Updated: 11 Jul 2007
- Severity Metric: 0.39
- Document Revision: 7
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