Novell GroupWise WebAccess Arbitrary File Download (local check)

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Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is susceptible to a directory
traversal attack.

Description :

The installed version of GroupWise WebAccess fails to perform
sufficient validation on a user specified file name supplied via the
'filename' parameter before returning the contents of the file.

By supplying directory traversal strings such as '../' in a specially
crafted 'GET' request, it may be possible for an attacker to read
arbitrary files from the remote system.

See also :

http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7007156

Solution :

Apply 8.02 Hot Patch 1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 50695 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44732

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4715

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