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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5038

Use-after-free vulnerability in the NetWare Core Protocol (NCP) feature in Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 SP10 before 8.7.3 SP10 FTF1 and 8.8 SP2 for Windows allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a sequence of "Get NCP Extension Information By Name" requests that cause one thread to operate on memory after it has been freed in another thread, which triggers memory corruption, aka Novell Bug 373852.
Publish Date : 2008-11-12 Last Update Date : 2017-08-08
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5038

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Novell Edirectory * SP9 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Novell Edirectory 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Novell Edirectory 8.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Novell Edirectory 8.5.12a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Novell Edirectory 8.5.27 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Novell Edirectory 8.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.1 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP4 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP1 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP3 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP7 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP5 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP8 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP6 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP2 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 SP2 Windows * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Edirectory 19

- References For CVE-2008-5038
OSVDB 48206
BID 31956 Novell eDirectory NCP Get Extension Information Request Remote Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-03
IDEFENSE 20081030 Novell eDirectory NCP Get Extension Information Request Memory Corruption Vulnerability CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1021117
XF novell-edirectory-ncp-unspecified(46138)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5038

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