Novell eDirectory eMBox Utility Unauthorized Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host has an application installed that may allow
unauthorized access to the system.

Description :

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

A vulnerability in the eMBox utility included with the software, may
allow an unauthenticated attacker to access local files or cause a
denial of service condition.

See also :

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2008/May/54
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=3477912

Solution :

Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8.2 or rename 'embox.nlm'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 31850 (edirectory_embox_unauth_access.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28441

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0926

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