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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4479

Heap-based buffer overflow in dhost.exe in Novell eDirectory 8.8 before 8.8.3, and 8.7.3 before ftf1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a SOAP request with a long Accept-Language header.
Publish Date : 2008-10-14 Last Update Date : 2018-11-02
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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 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4479

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP5 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP6 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP1 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP7 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP2 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP8 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP3 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP9 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP4 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Novell Edirectory Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 SP2 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 SP8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Edirectory 15

- References For CVE-2008-4479
VUPEN ADV-2008-2738
SECTRACK 1020989
BUGTRAQ 20081008 ZDI-08-064: Novell eDirectory dhost.exe Accept Language Header Heap Overflow Vulnerability CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4479

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