Novell Client srvloc.sys Crafted Packet Unspecified Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23970


The remote Windows host contains a service that is susceptible to a denial of service attack.


The file 'srvloc.sys' included with the Novell Client software is reportedly vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing malformed SLP packets to port 427.

Note that it is not currently known whether this involves the TCP or UDP service or both.


Upgrade to Novell Client 4.91 SP3 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 23970

File Name: novell_client_srvloc_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/01/03

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6307

BID: 21430

OSVDB: 31354