A vulnerability and a security issue have been reported in Novell eDirectory, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
1) An unspecified error may exhaust CPU resources during a Nessus scan.
2) The eMBoxClient.jar iManager prints user passwords in a log file.
NOTE: Other issues, where some may be security related, have also been reported.
Solution: Apply patch (for eDirectory 188.8.131.52 for the Linux, Solaris, AIX, and HPUX platforms):
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Subject: Novell eDirectory Denial of Service and Password Exposure
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