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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0271

Original release date: 09/19/2012
Last revised: 04/01/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in the WebConsole component in gwia.exe in GroupWise Internet Agent (GWIA) in Novell GroupWise 8.0 before 8.0.3 HP1 and 2012 before SP1 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted request that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, as demonstrated by a request with -1 in the Content-Length HTTP header.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
Per: http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7010769 "Previous versions of GroupWise are likely also vulnerable but are no longer supported."

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.protekresearchlab.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=61&Itemid=61
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 85426
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746199
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7010769
Type: Advisory

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