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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2006-0452
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:59:18
Published 14 Feb 2006 05:06:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



dn2ancestor in the LDAP component in Fedora Directory Server 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via a ModDN operation with a DN that contains a large number of "," (comma) characters, which results in a large amount of recursion, as demonstrated using the ProtoVer LDAP test suite.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Fedora Core 1.0



XF - fedora-dn2ancestor-dos(24796)

BID - 16677

SECUNIA - 18960

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:39