Advisory Details

March 2nd, 2010

Novell eDirectory SOAP Request Parsing Denial of Service Vulnerability

ZDI-10-024
ZDI-CAN-440

CVE ID CVE-2010-0666
CVSS SCORE 8.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Novell
AFFECTED PRODUCTS eDirectory
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 8289. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

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 RESPONSE Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7005341
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2009-03-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-03-02 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT 1c239c43f521145fa8385d64a9c32243
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