PT-2012-20: Authorization Mechanism Bypassing in NetIQ eDirectory

Vulnerable software

NetIQ eDirectory
Version: and earlier; and earlier

Application link:

Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Protection Mechanism Bypassing
Access Vector: Remote  

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 6.4
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVE: CVE-2012-0430


Vulnerability description

The specialists of Positive Research, the Positive Technologies company research center, found a Authorization Mechanism Bypassing vulnerability in eDirectory.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

06.07.2012 - Vendor is notified
06.07.2012 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
18.12.2012 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
01.02.2013 - Public disclosure


The vulnerabilities has discovered by Dmitry Serebryannikov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research: