Security Vulnerability - DoS via "Connection:" HTTP headers"

  • 3829452
  • 24-Mar-2008
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment


Novell eDirectory 8.8.2 and prior for Windows 2003
Novell eDirectory 8.8.2 and prior for Windows 2000
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3.9 and prior for Windows 2000
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3.9 and prior for Windows 2003

Situation

Connection: HTTP headers can be used to cause dhost.exe to consume 100% of a CPU. Multiple requests submitted can comsume time on all CPUs.

Resolution

For eDirectory 8.7.3.X:

Upgrade to eDirectory 8.7.3 sp10

For eDirectory 8.8.X:
Upgrade to eDirectory 8.8.2

Status

Reported to Engineering
Security Alert

Additional Information

This vulnerability was reported by Nicholas Gregorie


CVE-2008-0927

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