Novell Messenger Client Import Command Remote Code Execution

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host has software installed that is affected by an arbitrary
code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Novell Messenger (formerly GroupWise Messenger
Client) is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability that can be
triggered by providing a large filename parameter to the import command
via the 'nim://' protocol. By tricking a user into opening a specially
crafted page or file, it may be possible to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-036/
http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7011935

Solution :

Upgrade to Novell Messenger 2.2.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 65675 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58529

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1085

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