Novell eDirectory NCP functionality denial of service
|novell-edirectory-ncp-dos (33921)||Medium Risk|
Novell eDirectory is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the NCP functionality. By sending multiple specially-crafted fragmented requests, a remote attacker could force the daemon to stop receiving requests and consume a large amount of disk space, which would crash the eDirectory service.
Denial of Service
Refer to Novell Security Alert 3924657 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
- iDefense Labs PUBLIC ADVISORY: 04.26.07: Novell eDirectory NCP Fragment Denial of Service Vulnerability.
- Novell Security Alert 3924657: Security Vulnerability: NCP Fragment Denial of Service.
- BID-23685: Novell EDirectory NCP Fragment Length Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-4520: ncp in Novell eDirectory before 8.7.3 SP9, and 8.8.x before 8.8.1 FTF2, does not properly handle NCP fragments with a negative length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) when the heap is written to a log file.
- OSVDB ID: 35667: Novell eDirectory NCP Fragment Remote DoS
- SECTRACK ID: 1017972: Novell eDirectory NCP Fragment Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
- VUPEN/ADV-2007-1550: Novell eDirectory NCP Functionality Fragmented Request Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Novell eDirectory 22.214.171.124
- Novell eDirectory 8.8
- Novell eDirectory 8.8.1
Apr 26, 2007
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