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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4478

Multiple integer overflows in dhost.exe in Novell eDirectory 8.8 before 8.8.3, and 8.73 before ftf1, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) Content-Length header in a SOAP request or (2) Netware Core Protocol opcode 0x0F message, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2008-10-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4478

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Novell Edirectory * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.1 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Novell Edirectory * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Novell Edirectory Presp9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Novell Edirectory * Windows 2003 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Novell Edirectory * Solaris * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Novell Edirectory * Windows 2000 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Novell Edirectory * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Novell Edirectory * Linux * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 * Windows 2000 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 * Linux * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 * Windows 2003 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 * Solaris * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.1 * Windows 2000 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.1 * Linux * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.1 * Windows 2003 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.1 * Solaris * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.2 * Windows 2000 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.2 * Windows 2003 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.2 * Linux * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.2 * Solaris * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Edirectory 27

- References For CVE-2008-4478 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20081008 ZDI-08-063: Novell eDirectory dhost.exe Content-Length Header Heap Overflow Vulnerability CONFIRM
XF novell-edirectory-httpcontentlength-dos(45628)
BUGTRAQ 20081008 ZDI-08-065: Novell eDirectory Core Protocol Opcode 0x0F Heap Overflow Vulnerability
VUPEN ADV-2008-2738
SECTRACK 1020990

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4478

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