Fortinet Discovers MongoDB Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
SummaryFortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a remote denial of service vulnerability in MongoDB.
MongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented database. Classified as a non-SQL database, MongoDB eschews the traditional table-based relational database structure in favor of JSON-like documents with dynamic schemas, making the integration of data in certain types of applications easier and faster.
The vulnerability allows remote attackers to launch a denial of service attack without providing any authentication credentials.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Feb 12, 2015
Users should apply the solution provided by MongoDB.