Current Description

Critical Path (1) InJoin Directory Server or (2) LiveContent Directory allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via malformed BER encodings, as demonstrated by the PROTOS LDAPv3 test suite.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 16, 2001
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationCritical PathInjoin Directory Server2.0*******
    2.3ApplicationCritical PathInjoin Directory Server2.1*******
    2.3ApplicationCritical PathInjoin Directory Server3.0*******
    2.3ApplicationCritical PathInjoin Directory Server3.1*******
    2.3ApplicationCritical PathInjoin Directory Server4.0*******
    2.3ApplicationCritical PathLivecontent Directory8a3*******

Vulnerable Software List

Critical Path Injoin Directory Server 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.1, 4.0
Critical Path Livecontent Directory 8a3


20010731 RE: CERT Advisory CA-2001-18, Critical Path directory products ar e vulnerable
L-116 Vendor Advisory
CA-2001-18 Party Advisory US Government Resource
VU#657547 Government Resource Government Resource