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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0597 -- [Win]
Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Denial of Service
11 June 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Active Directory
Operating System: Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2003
Impact: Denial of Service
CVE Names: CVE-2008-1445
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A denial of service vulnerability exists in implementations of Active
Directory on Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, and
Windows Server 2008.
The vulnerability also exists in implementations of Active Directory
Application Mode (ADAM) when installed on Windows XP and Windows
Server 2003 and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
(AD LDS) when installed on Windows Server 2008.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of specially
crafted LDAP requests.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to a Denial
Apply the patches available from Microsoft.
 Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Denial of Service
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