Intrusion Prevention

Sun.Directory.Server.LDAP.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability in Sun ONE Directory Server.
The vulnerability is caused by an error that occurs when the vulnerable
software handles malformed network traffic. A remote attacker may exploit this to crash the application.

Affected Products

Sun ONE Directory Server 5.2 patch 4
Sun ONE Directory Server 5.2 patch 3
Sun ONE Directory Server 5.2
Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 Patch2
Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 2005Q4
Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 2005Q1
Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 2004Q2
Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 2003Q4
Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-122476-01-1

CVE References

CVE-2006-0647