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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1164

slapd in OpenLDAP before 2.4.30 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via an LDAP search query with attrsOnly set to true, which causes empty attributes to be returned.
Publish Date : 2012-06-29 Last Update Date : 2017-01-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2012-02-29 2012-01-29
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-0899 -- openldap security and bug fix update (low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27559 unix
ELSA-2012:0899: openldap security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23631 unix
RHSA-2012:0899: openldap security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21504 unix
RHSA-2012:0899: openldap security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120899 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-1164

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openldap Openldap * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.21 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.22 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.25 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.26 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.27 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Openldap Openldap 2.4.28 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openldap Openldap 24

- References For CVE-2012-1164
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0899
BID 52404 OpenLDAP LDAP Search Request Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-05-30
BUGTRAQ 20191211 APPLE-SA-2019-12-10-3 macOS Catalina 10.15.2, Security Update 2019-002 Mojave, Security Update 2019-007 High Sierra
FULLDISC 20191213 APPLE-SA-2019-12-10-3 macOS Catalina 10.15.2, Security Update 2019-002 Mojave, Security Update 2019-007 High Sierra

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1164

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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