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Category:   Application (Directory)  >   Novell eDirectory Vendors:   Novell
Novell eDirectory Integer Overflow in 'ds.dlm' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020431
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3159   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 17 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jul 4 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.8.2,
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Novell eDirectory. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can connect to TCP port 524 and send specially crafted data to trigger an integer overflow in 'ds.dlm' and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The vendor was notified on December 4, 2007.

Sebastian Apelt reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.8.2 ftf2, 8.7.3 SP10b).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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