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Vulnerability of MongoDB Enterprise: privilege escalation via LDAP Authentication

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use the LDAP authentication of MongoDB Enterprise, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: MongoDB Server.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/01/2016.
Références of this alert: CVE-2015-7882, VIGILANCE-VUL-18677.

Description of the vulnerability 

The MongoDB Enterprise product can be configured with a LDAP authentication.

However, an attacker can use it to access to MongoDB.

An attacker can therefore use the LDAP authentication of MongoDB Enterprise, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as MongoDB Server.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat.

Solutions for this threat 

MongoDB Enterprise: version 3.0.7.
The version 3.0.7 is fixed:
  https://www.mongodb.org/
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