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Security Vulnerability: eDirectory Authorization Mechanism Bypass

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


An attacker may obtain administrator cookie via a specially crafted program.


To resolve this vulnerability, please install eDirectory or newer for eDirectory 8.8.7.x and eDirectory 8.8.6.x  available at


Security Alert

Additional Information

This vulnerability was reported by specialists of Positive Research, the Positive Technologies company research center.



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  • Document ID:7011538
  • Creation Date:18-DEC-12
  • Modified Date:27-JAN-14
    • NetIQeDirectory

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