eDirectory on OES 2 server segfaults when a Nessus scan is run against the server

  • 7007639
  • 21-Jan-2011
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux
Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management on Linux Support Pack 1 - ZDML7 SP1


When a Nessus security scan is run against the server. eDirectory (ndsd) segfaults during the scan.
See the below stack from the core.
Core was generated by `//opt/novell/eDirectory/sbin/ndsd'.
Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
#0 0x00002aaab1a4eb81 in processJobStatus () from /data/edir/cores/randy/bop/opt/novell/eDirectory/lib64/nds-modules/libzimgserv.so
#0 0x00002aaab1a4eb81 in processJobStatus () from /data/edir/cores/randy/bop/opt/novell/eDirectory/lib64/nds-modules/libzimgserv.so
#1 0x00002aaab1a57b91 in prxyCmdStatus () from /data/edir/cores/randy/bop/opt/novell/eDirectory/lib64/nds-modules/libzimgserv.so
#2 0x00002aaab1a4f0af in HandleConnection () from /data/edir/cores/randy/bop/opt/novell/eDirectory/lib64/nds-modules/libzimgserv.so
#3 0x00002b1c09178143 in start_thread () from /data/edir/cores/randy/bop/lib64/libpthread.so.0
#4 0x00002b1c094a1bed in clone () from /data/edir/cores/randy/bop/lib64/libc.so.6
#5 0x0000000000000000 in ?? ()


Fixed in ZENworks 7 Desktop Management on Linux Service Pack 1 Interim Release 4 Hot Patch 5. see KB 3484245 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support