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DDIVRT-2012-42 Novell GroupWise Agents Arbitrary File Retrieval (CVE-2012-0419)

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Date: Fri Sep 21 2012 - 11:31:19 CDT


Title
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DDIVRT-2012-42 Novell GroupWise Agents Arbitrary File Retrieval (CVE-2012-0419)

Severity
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High

Date Discovered
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April 2, 2012

Discovered By
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Digital Defense, Inc. Vulnerability Research Team
Credit: rb13$

Vulnerability Description
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The HTTP interfaces for Novell GroupWise 8.0.2 Post Office Agent,
Message Transfer Agent, and GroupWise Internet Agent are vulnerable to
an arbitrary file retrieval condition due to a failure to properly
filter certain crafted directory traversal sequences. An
unauthenticated remote attacker can leverage this flaw to retrieve
files with the privileges of the vulnerable agent.

Solution Description
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Novell has provided solutions for this issue in the form of GroupWise
8.0 SP3 as well as in the latest GroupWise 2012 SP1 release.

http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7010772

Tested Systems / Software
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Novell GroupWise 8.0.2 Post Office Agent
Novell GroupWise 8.0.2 Message Transfer Agent
Novell GroupWise 8.0.2 GroupWise Internet Agent

Vendor Contact
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Vendor Name: Novell
Vendor Website: http://www.novell.com/