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iChain 2.1 Field Patch 3

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For Immediate Disclosure

============================== Summary ==============================

 Security Alert: NOVL-2003-2966207
          Title: iChain 2.1 Field Patch 3
           Date: 05-Jun-2003
       Revision: Original
   Product Name: Novell iChain 2.1
 OS/Platform(s): Netware
  Reference URL: http://support.novell.com/servlet/tidfinder/2966207
    Vendor Name: Novell, Inc. 
     Vendor URL: http://www.novell.com
Security Alerts: http://support.novell.com/security-alerts 
        Affects: Various
    Identifiers: None
        Credits: Axel Dunkel, Dunkel GmbH <security@Dunkel.de>

============================ Description ============================

Fixes in this Field Patch (since ic21sp2.exe): 
1) Security Alerts:  
    a) DoS caused by buffer overflow abend running special 
        script against login. 
    b) DoS/buffer overflow abend when login name is 230 characters.  
2) Updated NPKIT.NLM

Numerous other updates are included in this field patch.  See the 
Technical Information Document (TID) for further details.

============================== Impact ===============================

Denial of Service attack possible via buffer overflow in login 

======================== Recommended Actions ========================

See detailed instructions in the referenced Technical Information 
Document (TID) http://support.novell.com/servlet/tidfinder/2966207.

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========================= Revision History ==========================
       Original: 06-Jun-2003 - Original Publication

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