Check Point Advisories

Red Hat 389 Directory Server Denial of Service (CVE-2018-14648)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0034
Date Published: 14 Jan 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 15 May, 2023
Source: Red Hat
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-14648
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Red Hat 389 Directory Server 1.3.x
Red Hat 389 Directory Server 1.4.x prior to
Vulnerability Description A denial-of-service vulnerability exists in Red Hat 389 Directory Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to create a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Red Hat 389 Directory Server Denial of Service (CVE-2018-14648) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Red Hat 389 Directory Server Denial of Service (CVE-2018-14648)

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