CVE-2009-3862

medium

Description

The NDSD process in Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 before 8.7.3.10 ftf2 and eDirectory 8.8 before 8.8.5 ftf1 does not properly handle certain LDAP search requests, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application hang) via a search request with a NULL BaseDN value.

References

http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004721

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36902

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3120

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-075/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-04

Updated: 2009-11-05

Type: CWE-287

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM