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Novell eDirectory Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2012-03-14    Last Update:  2012-08-23    Views:  1,507

Secunia Advisory SA48407

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 to compromise a vulnerable system and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

1) An error within NDSD in jclient can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

For more information see vulnerability #1 in:
SA40281

2) A boundary error in the "RelativeToFullDN()" function when parsing LDAP requests containing the "Nds To Ldap Response" class can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow.

3) An error within LDAP in FreeNDSReferralList can be exploited to corrupt memory.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 8.8 SP6 Patch 5 (20606.01).


Solution:
Update to version 8.8.6.5 (8.8 SP6 Patch 5 (20606.01)).

Provided and/or discovered by:
2) An anonymous person via ZDI.
3) Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
Novell:
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=3426981
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7009947

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-146/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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