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Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 for Windows 2000
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 for Windows NT
Requesting "DOS Device in Path Name" Denial of Service
Attack causes error in dhost.exe application
Attack causes nds service to stop until manually restarted.
To resolve this vulnerability: Apply IR 6 for eDirectory 8.7.3 and the httpdstk update - httpstkupd.exe available on the Novell Support Site
Reported by Danish Computer Incident Response Team - CAN-2005-1729