Novell eDirectory iMonitor NDS Server buffer overflow

novell-imonitor-bo (26524) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Novell eDirectory is vulnerable to stack-based buffer overflow in the iMonitor NDS Server. By sending an overly long URL request to port 8028 or 8030, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code or cause the affected system to crash.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Novell Technical Information Document TID2973759 for patch or upgrade information. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Novell eDirectory 8.8
  • Novell iMonitor 2.4

Reported:

May 17, 2006

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