Novell Groupwise Administration Server FileUploadServlet poLibMaintenanceFileSave Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-14-296: August 26th, 2014
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Novell Groupwise. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the handling of the poLibMaintenanceFileSave parameter within the FileUploadServlet. By abusing this flaw an attacker can disclose and destroy arbitrary files on the server and possibly leverage this information to achieve remote code execution in a subsequent attack.
Vendor ResponseNovell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-04-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-08-26 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)