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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Code execution vulnerability in NWFTPD
6 April 2010
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Novell Netware NWFTPD
Publisher: Zero Day Initiative
Operating System: Netware
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2010-0625
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Novell Netware NWFTPD RMD/RNFR/DELE Argument Parsing Remote Code Execution
ZDI-10-062: April 5th, 2010
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Novell Netware NWFTPD daemon. Authentication
or default anonymous access is required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists when parsing malformed arguments to the verbs
RMD, RNFR, and DELE. Overly long parameters will result in stack based
buffer overflows which can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code.
A public fix for this issue has been released in download nwftpd16.zip,
available at http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/
2008-08-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-04-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by:
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