Novell eDirectory < 8.8 SP6 Patch 5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61709


The remote directory service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote host is running eDirectory, a directory service application from Novell. According to its self-reported version number, this software is affected by multiple stack-based buffer overflow and memory corruption vulnerabilities. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit the most severe of these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8 SP6 Patch 5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61709

File Name: edirectory_88sp6_patch5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2012/08/29

Modified: 2012/08/30

Dependencies: 25701

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:novell:edirectory

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/06/23

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1929

BID: 40480, 55157

OSVDB: 65737, 80094, 80095