CVSS 3.1 Score 5.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Jun 18, 2024
CWE ID 1288


CVE-2024-5953 is a denial of service vulnerability found in the 389-ds-base LDAP server. This vulnerability affects the product with the identifier 'jKfz7S'. It allows an authenticated user to cause a server denial of service by attempting to log in with a user who has a malformed hash in their password. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.7 according to [email protected]. The exploitability score is 2.1, indicating a relatively low level of exploitability. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high, as it could disrupt the availability of the server. Organizations can remediate this issue by applying the necessary patches or updates provided by the product vendor to fix the vulnerability and prevent its exploitation.

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