Novell NetMail Web interface ModWeb and WebAdmin buffer overflow

netmail-web-interface-bo (9560) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Novell NetMail (NIMS) is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows in the Web interface. By sending a malformed request to the ModWeb or WebAdmin service, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges or cause the NetMail server to crash.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

For NetMail 3.0.3 for NetWare:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963002. See References.

For NetMail 3.0.3 for Linux:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963003. See References.

For NetMail 3.0.3 for Solaris:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963004. See References.

For NetMail 3.1 for NetWare:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963005. See References.

For NetMail 3.1 for Windows:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963006. See References.

For NetMail 3.1 for Linux:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963007. See References.

For NetMail 3.1 for Solaris:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963008. See References.

For NetMail XE 3.1:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2963009. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Novell NetMail 3.0.3
  • Novell NetMail 3.1
  • Novell NetMail XE 3.1

Reported:

Jul 15, 2002

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