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Novell eDirectory HTTP Request Denial Of Service

 
Signature ID: 21839/0
Original Release:S466
Release:S846 (download)
Original Release Date:2010 February 04
Latest Release Date:2015 January 26
Default Enabled:False
Default Retired:True
Alarm Severity:Medium
Fidelity:90 

Description

A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in Novel eDirectory Dhost HTTP server. The vulnerability is reported to be due to an error when processing HTTP requests containing Unicode strings. A remote unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted HTTP requests to the Dhost HTTP Server.Successful exploitation could reportedly cause the target system to consume 100% of its CPU resources, and result in a denial of service condition on the target system.This signature triggers on a crafted HTTP request.

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