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.
Apply an Update
Microsoft has released updates in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-039 to address this issue.
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.
|Date First Published:||2007-07-11|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-07-11 20:13 UTC|