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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2009.1046
     A vulnerability has been identified in Novell NetWare DNS Server
                              11 August 2009

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              Novell NetWare DNS Server
Operating System:     Novell Netware 6.5
Impact/Access:        Read-only Data Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2009-0696  
Member content until: Thursday, September 10 2009
Reference:            ASB-2009.1033

OVERVIEW

        A vulnerability has been identified in Novell NetWare DNS Server as
        used by Novell NetWare version 6.5.


IMPACT

        This vulnerability, a result of a variable becoming corrupt, could
        cause "...invalid memory access leading to abend...." [1]


MITIGATION

        Novell recommends downloading and installing the DNS607d patch to
        correct this vulnerability. [1]


REFERENCES

        [1] NetWare DNS Server - Security Vulnerability Fix NW65SP8
            http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=R5KkqABg71g~

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