Novell Groupwise WebAccess 'User.interface' Parameter Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Published: 2012-07-16 10:02:03
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Recommendations:
Vendor updates are available. Please see the references for more information.

Summary:
Groupwise is prone to a directory-traversal vulnerability because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input.

Impact:
Remote attackers can use specially crafted requests with directory- traversal sequences ('../') to retrieve arbitrary files in the context of the application. Exploiting this issue may allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information that could aid in further attacks.

Affected Versions:
Groupwise versions 8.0x through 8.02 HP3 are affected.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0410

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54253

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54253
http://www.novell.com/groupwise/

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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