This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote directory service is affected by a denial of service issue.
The remote host is running eDirectory, a directory service software
The installed version of eDirectory is affected by a denial of service
issue. By sending an HTTP request with a specially crafted
'Connection' header to the server, an unauthenticated attacker may be
able to trigger a denial of service condition causing dhost.exe to
consume 100% of the CPU and crash the system.
See also :
Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8.2/8.7.3 SP10 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Denial of Service
Nessus Plugin ID: 31863 (edirectory_http_connection_header_dos.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 28757
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0927
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