Upstream information

CVE-2006-4177 at MITRE


Heap-based buffer overflow in the NCP engine in Novell eDirectory before 8.8.1 FTF1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted NCP over IP packet that causes NCP to read more data than intended.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Open Enterprise Server
  • novell-ncp >= 5.0.1-48
  • novell-ncpserv >= 1.3-6
YOU Patch Nr: 11208