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[Full-disclosure] ZDI-10-129: Novell Netware Groupwise Internet Gateway Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

From: ZDI Disclosures (zdi-disclosurestippingpoint.com)
Date: Fri Jul 16 2010 - 12:07:46 CDT


ZDI-10-129: Novell Netware Groupwise Internet Gateway Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-129
July 16, 2010

-- CVSS:
9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors:
Novell

-- Affected Products:
Novell Netware

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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Novell Groupwise Internet Agent.
Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The flaw exists within the IMAP functionality included with GWIA. When
provided with an overly long mailbox name to the CREATE verb, the IMAP
server can be forced to overflow a buffer on the stack. Successful
exploitation leads to remote code execution under the context of the
server.

-- Vendor Response:
Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://www.novell.com/support/php/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=7006374&sliceId=2&docTypeID=DT_TID_1_1&dialogID=155271264&stateId=0%200%20155267598

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2010-04-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-07-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * {PRL} Francis Provencher

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