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Novell eDirectory Host Request Header Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Send a special Host request header to eDirectory

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Novell eDirectory on the remote host
reportedly contains a buffer overflow that can be triggered with a
specially-crafted Host request header. An anonymous remote attacker
may be able to leverage this flaw to execute code on the affected
host, generally with super-user rights.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the eDirectory Post FTF1 / 8.8.1 FTF1 patch as

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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