eDirectory < 8.8 SP3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4641


The remote directory service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote host is running eDirectory, a directory service software from Novell. The installed version of Novell eDirectory is affected by multiple issues :

- NDS module is affected by a heap overflow vulnerability (Bugs 396819 and 396817).
- Windows installs of eDirectory are affected by a remote memory corruption vulnerability (Bug 373852).
- LDAP module is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability (Bug 373853).
- HTTPSTK is affected by two heap overflow vulnerabilities affecting 'Language' and 'Content Length' headers in HTTPSTK (Bugs 379882 and 379880).
- HTTPSTK is also affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability (Bug 387429).


Upgrade to version 8.8 SP3 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4641

File Name: 4641.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2008/09/03

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 4495

Nessus ID: 34221

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.9


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

BID: 30947