Novell NetMail is an e-mail and calendar system that is based on standard Internet protocols.
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Remote exploitation of a buffer overflow vulnerability in Novell Inc.'s NetMail IMAP daemon allows authenticated attackers to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the underlying user.
Once logged in, attackers can execute the "subscribe" command with an overly long argument string to overflow a stack based buffer.
Exploitation allows authenticated remote attackers to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the underlying user.
iDefense has confirmed the existence of the vulnerability in version 3.52d of Novell NetMail. It is suspected that earlier versions of NetMail are also affected.
Employ firewalls, access control lists or other TCP/UDP restriction mechanisms to limit access to systems and services.
Novell has addressed this vulnerability in version 3.52e FTF2 of NetMail. For more information consult Novell TID 3717068. This document is available at the following link.
A Mitre Corp. Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) number has not been assigned yet.
10/10/2006 Initial vendor notification
10/11/2006 Initial vendor response
12/23/2006 Coordinated public disclosure
This vulnerability was reported to iDefense by CIRT.DK.
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