MongoDB BSON Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

2015-03-16T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:31797
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-03-16T00:00:00

Description

MongoDB BSON Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability March 06, 2015

Summary:

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.

Impact:

Remote Denial Of Service

Risk:

High

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.

Solutions:

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

Acknowledgement:

Xiaopeng Zhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

References:

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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