Novell NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 1.1 Admin/Install Local Information Disclosure

low Nessus Plugin ID 44064


The remote host has an information disclosure vulnerability.


According to the list of enumerated software packages, the version of Novel NetWare installed on the remote host may have an information disclosure vulnerability. Admin/install passwords are stored in the NIOUTPUT.TXT and NI.LOG installation log files. A local attacker could exploit this to gain access to sensitive information.

Systems are vulnerable if an installation/upgrade was performed using the NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 1.1 Overlay CDs, and when the OpenSSH component is selected during Custom Installation.


Use NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 1.1(b) for all future installations and upgrades.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 44064

File Name: netware_openssh_info_leak.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Netware

Published: 9/26/2011

Updated: 7/16/2018

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:novell:netware:6.5:sp1.1a

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, SNMP/hrSWInstalledName

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/24/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2414

BID: 9934

Secunia: 11188