PT-2012-21: Denial of Service in NetIQ eDirectory

Vulnerable software

NetIQ eDirectory
Version: and earlier; and earlier

Application link:

Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Denial of Service
Access Vector: Remote  

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 4.0
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE: CVE-2012-0429


Vulnerability description

The specialists of Positive Research, the Positive Technologies company research center, found a Denial of Service 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: