CA eTrust Directory SNMP Packet Parsing Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6104


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


The remote host is running CA eTrust Directory Server, a directory service application from CA.

Versions of CA eTrust Directory 8.1, and R12 earlier than service pack 7 CR1 are potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to the way the application parses SNMP packets. A remote, unauthenticated attacker, exploiting this flaw, could crash the affected service.


Upgrade to CA eTrust Directory R12 SP7 CR1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6104

File Name: 6104.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2011/12/06

Modified: 2016/01/21

Nessus ID: 57035

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9


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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3849

BID: 50699