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Novell GroupWise WebAccess Base64 Decoding Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2007-04-19    Views:  11,565

Secunia Advisory SA24944

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Novell GroupWise, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of base64 data supplied via HTTP authentication requests. This can be exploited to cause a stack based buffer overflow via a specially crafted request containing overly large data (at least 336 bytes).

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Solution:
Update to version 7.0 SP2.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Tenable Network Security, reported via ZDI

Original Advisory:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-015.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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