Novell eDirectory eMBox Utility Unauthorized Access (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host has an application installed that allows unauthorized
access to the system.

Description :

The remote host is running eDirectory, a popular directory service
software from Novell.

A vulnerability in the eMBox utility included with the software
allows an unauthenticated attacker to access local files or cause a
denial of service condition.

Nessus was able to query the list of available eDirectory
services on the remote host without using any credentials, see
plugin output for more details.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2008-05/0067.html
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=3477912

Solution :

Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8.2 or rename 'embox.nlm' and configure
it to start manually.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 31851 (edirectory_embox_unauth_access_remote.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28441

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0926