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Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:43:29 -0800
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Subject: MongoDB BSON Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

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


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.


Remote Denial Of Service



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. 


Apply the solution provided by MongoDB Inc. See

FortiGuard Labs released the following signature which covers this specific

Xiaopeng Zhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.


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