eDirectory < 8.8.5 ftf1/8.7.3.10 ftf2 NULL Base DN DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5226

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description

The remote host is running eDirectory, a directory service from Novell. The installed version is earlier than 8.8 SP5 ftf1, or 8.7.3.10 ftf2. Such versions are affected by a denial of service vulnerability when handling search requests with an undefined BaseDN.

Solution

Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8 SP5 ftf1 / 8.7.3.10 ftf2 or later.

See Also

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-075

http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004721

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5226

File Name: 5226.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2009/11/09

Modified: 2016/01/21

Nessus ID: 42412

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3862

BID: 36902

OSVDB: 59722