NetMail WebAdmin username buffer overflow

2007-03-16T00:00:00
ID SAINT:6755B02F67F6F9AEAE6847266124970E
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2007-03-16T00:00:00

Description

Added: 03/16/2007
CVE: CVE-2007-1350
BID: 22857
OSVDB: 33886

Background

Novell NetMail WebAdmin is a web-based administration interface which runs an HTTP server on port 89/TCP.

Problem

A buffer overflow vulnerability in Novell NetMail WebAdmin allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by sending a long username during HTTP Basic authentication.

Resolution

Download and install the NetMail 3.52E Update.

References

<http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-009.html>

Limitations

Exploit works on Novell NetMail 3.52.

In order for the exploit to succeed, the total number of characters in the tree and context parameters must be correct.

Platforms

Windows 2000
Windows Server 2003 SP0
Windows Server 2003 SP1 / Windows Server 2003