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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3862

The NDSD process in Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 before ftf2 and eDirectory 8.8 before 8.8.5 ftf1 does not properly handle certain LDAP search requests, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application hang) via a search request with a NULL BaseDN value.
Publish Date : 2009-11-04 Last Update Date : 2009-11-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 287

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3862

# 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 SP4 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP9 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP3 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP8 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP2 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP7 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Novell Edirectory 8.7.3 SP6 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Novell Edirectory Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Novell Edirectory Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Novell Edirectory 8.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Edirectory 18

- References For CVE-2009-3862
BID 36902 Novell eDirectory NULL Base DN Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-11-03 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2009-3120

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3862

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