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Sid 1-10998

Message

SERVER-OTHER Novell GroupWise WebAccess authentication overflow

Summary

Stack-based buffer overflow in the base64_decode function in GWINTER.exe in Novell GroupWise (GW) WebAccess before 7.0 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long base64 content in an HTTP Basic Authentication request.

Impact

CVSS base score 10.0 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2007-2171:

CVSS base score 10.0

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2007-2171: Stack-based buffer overflow in the base64_decode function in GWINTER.exe in Novell GroupWise (GW) WebAccess before 7.0 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long base64 content in an HTTP Basic Authentication request.

Affected systems

  • novell groupwise 7.0

Ease of attack

CVE-2007-2171:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References