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Vulnerability Score 6.8 6.8
CVE Id CVE-2008-0924
Last Modified 01 Aug 2011 12:00:00
Published 28 Mar 2008 02:44:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE



Stack-based buffer overflow in the DoLBURPRequest function in libnldap in ndsd in Novell eDirectory and earlier, and 8.8.1 and earlier in the 8.8.x series, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or CPU consumption) or execute arbitrary code via a long delRequest LDAP Extended Request message, probably involving a long Distinguished Name (DN) field.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Novell Edirectory

  • Novell Edirectory 8.8.1




VUPEN - ADV-2008-0987

SECTRACK - 1019692

BID - 28434

BUGTRAQ - 20080326 ZDI-08-013: Novell eDirectory for Linux Stack Overflow

SECUNIA - 29476

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:58