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Novell eDirectory < 8.8 SP5 Patch 4 Multiple Vulnerabilities



The remote directory service is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running eDirectory, a directory service software from Novell.

Versions of eDirectory earlier than 8.8 SP5 Patch 4 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A denial-of-service vulnerability in NDSD when handling a malformed verb. (Bug 571244)

- A stack-based buffer overflow in the dhost module for Windows. (Bug 588883)

- A predictable session cookie in DHOST. (Bug 586854)


Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8 SP5 Patch 4 or later.