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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5478

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Novell eDirectory 8.8.x before 8.8.1 FTF1, and 8.x up to 8.7.3.8, and Novell NetMail before 3.52e FTF2, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long HTTP Host header, which triggers an overflow in the BuildRedirectURL function; or vectors related to a username containing a . (dot) character in the (2) SMTP, (3) POP, (4) IMAP, (5) HTTP, or (6) Networked Messaging Application Protocol (NMAP) Netmail services.
Publish Date : 2006-10-24 Last Update Date : 2011-09-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5478

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Novell Edirectory 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Novell Edirectory 8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Novell Edirectory 8.5.12a Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Novell Edirectory 8.5.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Novell Edirectory 8.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.1 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3.8 Presp9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Edirectory 10

- References For CVE-2006-5478

http://www.mnin.org/advisories/2006_novell_httpstk.pdf
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-October/050382.html
FULLDISC 20061028 ZDI-06-035: Novell eDirectory NDS Server Host Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017125
SECTRACK 1017125
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017141
SECTRACK 1017141
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/449899/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061026 ZDI-06-035: Novell eDirectory NDS Server Host Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=3723994&sliceId=SAL_Public&dialogID=16776123&stateId=1%200%202648401 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/450017/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061028 Re: [Full-disclosure] ZDI-06-035: Novell eDirectory NDS Server Host Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20655
BID 20655 Novell eDirectory iMonitor HTTPSTK Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-11-26
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/450520/100/100/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061103 ZDI-06-036: Novell Netmail User Authentication Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-035.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20853
BID 20853 Novell Netmail Authentication Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-03
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4141
VUPEN ADV-2006-4141
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-036.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/22519
SECUNIA 22519
https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/134/3096026_f.SAL_Public.html CONFIRM
http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?/2974600.htm CONFIRM
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-October/050388.html
FULLDISC 20061028 ZDI-06-035: Novell eDirectory NDS Server Host Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5478

Novell eDirectory NDS Server Host Header Overflow
This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Novell eDirectory 8.8.1. The web interface does not validate the length of the HTTP Host header prior to using the value of that header in an HTTP redirect.
Module type : exploit Rank : great Platforms : Windows


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