Novell eDirectory < 8.8.5.2 / 8.7.3.10 ftf2 'NDS Verb' Request Buffer Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote directory service is affected by a remote buffer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

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

The installed version of eDirectory is affected by a remote buffer
overflow vulnerability. By sending a specially crafted 'NDS Verb 0x1'
request, it may be possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary code
subject to the privileges of the affected service.

See also :

http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004912
http://www.iss.net/threats/356.html

Solution :

Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8.5.2 / 8.7.3.10 ftf2 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 43030 (edirectory_nds_verb_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37184

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0895