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Novell eDirectory 8 Buffer Overflow

This exploit abuses a buffer overflow vulnerability in Novell eDirectory. The vulnerability exists in the ndsd daemon, specifically in the NCP service, while parsing a specially crafted Keyed Object Login request. It allows remote code execution with root privileges.

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Module Name

exploit/linux/misc/novell_edirectory_ncp_bof

Authors

  • David Klein
  • Gary Nilson
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez [at] metasploit.com>

References

Targets

  • Novell eDirectory 8.8.7 v20701.33/ SLES 10 SP3

Platforms

  • linux

Architectures

  • x86

Reliability

Development

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/linux/misc/novell_edirectory_ncp_bof msf exploit(novell_edirectory_ncp_bof) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(novell_edirectory_ncp_bof) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(novell_edirectory_ncp_bof) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(novell_edirectory_ncp_bof) > exploit