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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2015-7882

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.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Pirate's origin: intranet client.
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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