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CVE-2009-3862 Detail

Current Description

The NDSD process in Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 before 8.7.3.10 ftf2 and eDirectory 8.8 before 8.8.5 ftf1 does not properly handle certain LDAP search requests, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application hang) via a search request with a NULL BaseDN value.


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Evaluator Solution

Per: http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004721 "Resolution This vulnerability is resolved in eDirectory 8.8.5 ftf1 and eDirectory 8.7.3.10 ftf2. To resolve this problem, apply eDirectory 8.8.5 ftf1 or newer for eDirectory 8.8.X and eDirectory 8.7.3.10 ftf2 for eDirectory 8.7.3.X. Patches are available at http://download.novell.com"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004721 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36902
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3120 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-075/ Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3862
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/05/2009
Source:
MITRE