Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0081

Published: 2016-02-23 14:01:20
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
An infinite-loop vulnerability was discovered in the 389 directory server, where the server failed to correctly handle unexpectedly closed client connections. A remote attacker able to connect to the server could use this flaw to make the directory server consume an excessive amount of CPU and stop accepting connections (denial of service) (CVE-2016-0741).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0081

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0741

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2016-0081.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8

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