Intrusion Prevention

Novell.eDirectory.URI.Overflow

Description

This indicates a vulnerability in Novell iMonitor, which is included with Novell eDirectory Server. Passing a long URI to the server can cause a buffer overflow in the iMonitor application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code on the system.

Affected Products

Novell iMonitor 2.4
Novell eDirectory 8.8

Impact

System compromise, arbitrary code execution.

Recommended Actions

A patch is available from the vendor.
http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?/2973826.htm

CVE References

CVE-2006-2496