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Novell eDirectory < 8.8 SP5 Patch 3 eMBox SOAP Request DoS

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8 SP5 Patch 3 or later.