Novell eDirectory < 8.8 SP5 Patch 3 eMBox SOAP Request DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5341


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


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: 5341

File Name: 5341.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2010/02/15

Modified: 2016/01/21

Nessus ID: 44938

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6


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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0666

BID: 38157

OSVDB: 62214