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Category:   Application (Directory)  >   Novell eDirectory Vendors:   Novell
Novell eDirectory DHOST Request Processing Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027912
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0429   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 21 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.8.6.X, 8.8.7.X prior to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Novell eDirectory. A remote authenticated user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote authenticated user can send specially crafted HTTP request to cause the target DHOST service to crash.

Positive Technologies Positive Research Center reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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