Novell eDirectory < 8.8 SP5 Patch 3 eMBox SOAP Request DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

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

The eMBox service included with the installed version of eDirectory is
affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

By sending a specially crafted HTTP SOAP request, it may be possible
for a remote attacker to crash the remote service.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-024/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/509814/30/0/threaded
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=548503
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=3426981

Solution :

Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8 SP5 Patch 3 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 : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 44938 (edirectory_88sp5_patch3.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38157

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0666