Novell Access Manager Administration Console getEntry file upload

accessmgr-admincosole-getentry-file-upload (59528) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Novell Access Manager could allow a remote attacker to upload arbitrary files, caused by a directory traversal vulnerability in the PortalModuleInstallManager component of the Novell Access Management Console which exists within the servlet located within nps.jar. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to create or upload a malicious file, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Novell Document ID: 7006255 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Novell Document ID: 7006255: Novell Administration Console Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability .
  • ZDI-10-112: Novell Access Manager Arbitrary File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-40931: Novell Access Manager Administration Console 'getEntry()' Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0284: Directory traversal vulnerability in the getEntry method in the PortalModuleInstallManager component in a servlet in nps.jar in the Administration Console (aka Access Management Console) in Novell Access Manager 3.1 before 3.1.2-281 on Windows allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files with any contents, and consequently execute arbitrary code, via a .. (dot dot) in a parameter, aka ZDI-CAN-678.
  • OSVDB ID: 65629: Novell Access Manager PortalModuleInstallManager Traversal Arbitrary File Upload
  • SA40198: Novell Access Manager Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024132: Novell Access Manager Directory Traversal Flaw Lets Remote Users Upload Arbitrary Files

Platforms Affected:

Reported:

Jun 18, 2010

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