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Security Vulnerability: eDirectory DoS dhost request with certain characters

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Environment


NetIQ eDirectory 8.8.7.X on Windows
NetIQ eDirectory 8.8.6.X on Windows

Situation

dhost on Windows can be caused to crash with crafted authenticated http requests that contains certain special characters.


Resolution

To protect against this issue, apply eDirectory 8.8.7.2 or newer code for eDirectory 8.8.7.X and eDirectory 8.8.6.X available at http://dl.netiq.com

Status

Security Alert

Additional Information

This vulnerability was reported by specialists of Positive Research, The Positive Techologies company research center.

CVE-2012-0429

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7011533
  • Creation Date:18-DEC-12
  • Modified Date:27-JAN-14
    • NetIQeDirectory

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