MongoDB BSON Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability March 06, 2015
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a remote denial of service vulnerability in MongoDB. It allows remote attackers to launch a denial of service attack without providing any authentication credentials.
Remote Denial Of Service
MongoDB 2.4.12 MongoDB 2.6.7 MongoDB 3.0.0-rc8
MongoDB fails to validate malformed BSON message. A specially crafted BSON message may trigger an uncaught exception in the server, which can result in a loss of availability.
Apply the solution provided by MongoDB Inc. See https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/SERVER-17264.
FortiGuard Labs released the following signature which covers this specific vulnerability: MongoDB.BSON.Handling.Remote.DoS
Xiaopeng Zhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.
http://www.fortiguard.com/advisory/FG-VD-15-012/ https://www.mongodb.org/about/alerts/ https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/SERVER-17264 http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2015-1609
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