Novell eDirectory < 8.8 SP5 Patch 3 eMBox SOAP Request DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44938


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


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.


Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8 SP5 Patch 3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44938

File Name: edirectory_88sp5_patch3.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2010/03/01

Modified: 2011/06/01

Dependencies: 10107, 25701

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:novell:edirectory

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0666

BID: 38157

OSVDB: 62214

Secunia: 38491