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Novell eDirectory Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-06-03    Last Update:  2010-10-04    Views:  3,998

Secunia Advisory SA40041

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Novell eDirectory, which can be exploited by malicious users and malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

1) An array-indexing error in the NetWare Core Protocol (NCP) implementation can be exploited to cause the "ndsd" process to become unresponsive via a specially crafted request sent to e.g. TCP port 524.

2) A boundary error in dhost.exe can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted GET request.

3) An unspecified error can be exploited to cause Dhost to crash e.g. by running a certain security scan against the server.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 8.8 SP5 Patch 4.


Solution:
Update to version 8.8 SP5 Patch 4.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) The vendor credits 1c239c43f521145fa8385d64a9c32243 via ZDI.
2) HACKATTACK
3) Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-189/

Novell:
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=3426981
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5076150.html
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5076151.html
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7006389

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