MongoDB BSON Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-03-16T00:00:00


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



Affected Software:

MongoDB 2.4.12 MongoDB 2.6.7 MongoDB 3.0.0-rc8

Additional Information:

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

FortiGuard Labs released the following signature which covers this specific vulnerability: MongoDB.BSON.Handling.Remote.DoS


Xiaopeng Zhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.


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