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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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