Novell NetWare 6.5 OpenSSH Remote Stack Buffer Overflow

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Synopsis :

The SSH server running on the remote host has a buffer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of OpenSSH running on the remote Novell NetWare host has
a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability. When attempting to
resolve an absolute path on the server, data is copied into a 512 byte
buffer without any bounds checking. A remote, authenticated attacker
could exploit this to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/513483/30/0/threaded
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-169/
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7006756
http://www.nessus.org/u?240e3831

Solution :

There is no fix available, and the software is no longer supported.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Netware

Nessus Plugin ID: 44066 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42875

CVE ID:

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