Novell eDirectory < 8.8.5 ftf1/8.7.3.10 ftf2 NULL Base DN DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote directory service is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

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

The installed version of eDirectory is affected by a denial of service
issue. By sending a search request with an undefined BaseDN, it may be
possible for an attacker to make the directory server unresponsive.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-075/
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004721

Solution :

Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8.5 ftf1 / 8.7.3.10 ftf2 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 42412 (edirectory_ldap_null_base_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36902

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3862