Intrusion Prevention

HTTP.Multiple.Connection.Headers.DoS

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a denial-of-service vulnerability in Novell eDirectory.
The vulnerability is caused by an error in the "dhost.exe" service when processing crafted HTTP requests. It may be exploited by remote attackers to create a denial-of-service condition.

Affected Products

Novell eDirectory 8.8.1
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 9
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 .8 pre-SP9
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 .8
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3
Novell eDirectory 8.8

Impact

Denial of Service

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch available at the following website:
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=3829452&sliceId=1.

CVE References

CVE-2008-0927