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Novell eDirectory Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2011-02-08    Last Update:  2011-10-19    Views:  2,588

Secunia Advisory SA43186

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Manipulation of data, DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Novell eDirectory, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security features and by malicious people to manipulate certain data and cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

1) An error in the NCP implementation can be exploited to cause the service to become unresponsive via a specially crafted FileSetLock NCP request.

This vulnerability is reported in version 8.8 for Linux.

2) An error in the LDAP-SSL daemon when allocating memory can be exploited to cause the service to become unresponsive via a specially crafted SSL request.

3) An error exists in the bundled OpenSSL library.

For more information see vulnerability #1:
SA37291

4) Some errors exists in the SASL GSSAPI login method.

For more information:
SA42396


Solution:
Update to version 8.8.5.6 and version 8.8.6.2.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) 1c239c43f521145fa8385d64a9c32243 via ZDI.
2) Knud, nSense.

Original Advisory:
Novell:
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7007781
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7009561

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-060/

nSense (NSENSE-2011-002):
http://www.nsense.fi/advisories/nsense_2011_002.txt

Deep Links:
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