A vulnerability has been reported in Novell Access Manager, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the Admin Console improperly validating uploaded files within the PortalModuleInstallManager component. This can be exploited to upload content to arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in the file name.
The vulnerability is reported in version 3.1 SP1 running on Windows.
Solution: Update to version 3.1 SP2 (build 3.1.2-281 or greater).
Provided and/or discovered by: Stephen Fewer, Harmony Security via ZDI.
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