Directory traversal vulnerability in the agent HTTP interfaces in Novell GroupWise 8.0 before Support Pack 3 and 2012 before Support Pack 1 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in a request.
Published 2012-09-28 10:40:21
Updated 2013-04-05 03:07:59
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-0419

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-0419

  • Novell Groupwise Agents HTTP Directory Traversal
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability in Novell Groupwise. The vulnerability exists in the web interface of both the Post Office and the MTA agents. This module has been tested successfully on Novell Groupwise 8.02 HP2 over Windows 2003 SP2.

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-0419

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2012-0419

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-0419

Products affected by CVE-2012-0419

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