Secunia CSI7
Advisories
Research
Forums
Create Profile
Our Commitment
Database
Search
Advisories by Product
Advisories by Vendor
Terminology
Report Vulnerability
Insecure Library Loading
Moderately critical

Novell NetMail Default NMAP Authentication Credentials

-

Release Date:  2004-12-06    Last Update:  2005-08-08    Views:  14,667

Secunia Advisory SA13377

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Manipulation of data, Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in NetMail, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain unauthorised access to the mail store.

During installation, the default NMAP (Network Messaging Application Protocol) authentication credential is set automatically and not changed after installation has finished. This can be exploited via the NMAP service to gain unauthorised access to the mail store data with read/write permissions or send unauthorised messages.


Solution:
Use the NetMail/NIMS NMAP Credential Generator (nmapcred) utility to change the default NMAP authentication credential.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor.

Original Advisory:
Novell:
http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?/10095545.htm

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

Subject: Novell NetMail Default NMAP Authentication Credentials

No posts yet

-

You must be logged in to post a comment.



 Products Solutions Customers Partner Resources Company
 
 Corporate
Vulnerability Intelligence Manager (VIM)
Corporate Software Inspector (CSI)
Consumer
Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
Online Software Inspector (OSI)
 Industry
Compliance
Technology
Integration
 Customers
Testimonials
 VARS
MSSP
Technology Partners
References
 Factsheets
Reports
Webinars
Events
 About us
Careers
Memberships
Newsroom


 
© 2002-2014 Secunia ApS - Rued Langgaards Vej 8, 4th floor, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark - +45 7020 5144
Terms & Conditions and Copyright - Privacy - Report Vulnerability