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Novell NetMail AntiVirus Agent Integer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-12-07    Last Update:  2007-12-11    Views:  10,372

Secunia Advisory SA27974

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error within the AntiVirus agent (avirus.exe) and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted packet sent to the service.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in NetMail 3.5.2 prior to update 3.52f.


Solution:
Apply update 3.52f.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

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

Original Advisory:
Novell:
https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/990/3639135_f.SAL_Public.html

ZDI-07-072:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-072.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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