Novell eDirectory SOAP Request Parsing Denial of Service VulnerabilityZDI-10-024: March 2nd, 2010
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to deny services on vulnerable installations of Novell eDirectory Server. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the NDS daemon's SOAP service. When a malformed request is made to the novell.embox.connmgr.serverinfo SOAP action, the daemon makes an illegal reference thereby resulting in a denial of service.
Vendor ResponseNovell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2009-03-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-03-02 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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