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 :

Solution :

Upgrade to Novell Messenger 2.2.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 65675 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58529

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1085

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