Advisory Details

March 7th, 2007

Novell Netmail WebAdmin Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

ZDI-07-009
ZDI-CAN-133

CVE ID CVE-2007-1350
CVSS SCORE
AFFECTED VENDORS Novell
AFFECTED PRODUCTS NetMail
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4927. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell NetMail. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the webadmin.exe process bound by default on TCP port 89. During HTTP Basic authentication, a long username of at least 213 bytes will trigger a stack based buffer overflow due to a vulnerable sprintf() call. Exploitation of this issue can result in arbitrary code execution.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=sMYRODW09pw
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2006-12-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2007-03-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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