[ISR] - Novell Groupwise client remote stack overflow silently patched.

2007-12-16T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:18660
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-12-16T00:00:00

Description

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.:: SUMMARY

Novell GroupWise Client Remote Stack Overflow

Version: GroupWise 6.5.6, It is suspected that all previous versions of Groupwise Client are vulnerable.

.:: BACKGROUND

GroupWise Client is Novell's premier Intranet/Internet GroupWare solution for platform Windows.

More info: http://www.novell.com

.:: VULNERABILITY VIDEO DEMO

http://www.infobyte.com.ar/demo/ISR_groupwise.html

.:: POC

Metasploit 2.7 and 3.0 modules http://www.infobyte.com.ar/developments.html

.:: DESCRIPTION

This issue is due to a failure of the application to securely parse the "SRC" parameter of tag "IMG" (image).

To reproduce it the victim has to receive specially created email and reply o forward it. The option of html preview must actived

Use the following html code to reproduce the issue: <img src="AAAAAAAAAAA...." x 1200 />

.:: IMPACT

The vulnerability permit code executation.

.:: VENDOR RESPONSE

The vulnerability was silently patched in the version => 6.5.7

.:: DISCLOSURE TIMELINE

12/06/2007 Initial vendor notification 12/07/2007 Initial vendor response notify research 12/11/2007 Coordinated public disclosure

.:: CREDIT

Francisco Amato is credited with discovering this vulnerability. famato][at][infobyte][dot][com][dot][ar

.:: LEGAL NOTICES

Copyright (c) 2007 by [ISR] Infobyte Security Research. Permission to redistribute this alert electronically is granted as long as it is not edited in any way unless authorized by Infobyte Security Research Response. Reprinting the whole or part of this alert in any medium other than electronically requires permission from infobyte com ar

Disclaimer The information in the advisory is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing based on currently available information. Use of the information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are no warranties with regard to this information. Neither the author nor the publisher accepts any liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential loss or damage arising from use of, or reliance on, this information.

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