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Novell GroupWise Internet Agent HTTP Interface Buffer Overflow

Novell GroupWise Internet Agent HTTP Interface Buffer Overflow
Posted Sep 27, 2011
Authored by Carsten Eiram | Site secunia.com

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Novell GroupWise, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system. The vulnerability is caused by a boundary error in GroupWise Internet Agent (gwia.exe) within the HTTP interface (port 9850/tcp) when handling requests for certain .css resources. This can be exploited to cause a limited stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted, overly long request.

tags | advisory, web, denial of service, overflow, tcp
advisories | CVE-2011-0334
MD5 | 44fbab0b842830e629ffba61537857fd

Novell GroupWise Internet Agent HTTP Interface Buffer Overflow

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Secunia Research 27/09/2011

- Novell GroupWise Internet Agent HTTP Interface Buffer Overflow -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Novell GroupWise 8.0.2 HP2

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: Denial of Service
System Compromise
Where: Local Network

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3) Vendor's Description of Software

"Novell GroupWise 8 gives you a wide range of collaborative tools to
create a truly plugged in work environment.".

Product Link:
http://www.novell.com/products/groupwise/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Novell GroupWise,
which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused by a boundary error in GroupWise Internet
Agent (gwia.exe) within the HTTP interface (port 9850/tcp) when
handling requests for certain .css resources. This can be exploited to
cause a limited stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted,
overly long request.

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5) Solution

Update to version 8.02 Hot Patch 3.

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6) Time Table

10/03/2011 - Vendor notified.
10/03/2011 - Vendor response.
19/05/2011 - Vendor provides status update.
01/06/2011 - Vendor provides status update.
30/06/2011 - Vendor provides status update.
12/08/2011 - Vendor provides status update.
24/08/2011 - Vendor provides status update.
26/09/2011 - Vendor provides status update.
27/09/2011 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits

Discovered by Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
CVE-2011-0334 for the vulnerability.

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9) About Secunia

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate
customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence
relevant to their specific system configuration:

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/

Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory
database as a service to the security community and private
individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

http://secunia.com/advisories/

Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to
do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the
security and reliability of software in general:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below
to see currently vacant positions:

http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/

Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories:

http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/

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10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2011-67/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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