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Integer Overflow or Wraparound


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


Integer overflow in the Post Office Agent in Novell GroupWise before 2014 R2 Service Pack 1 Hot Patch 1 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) username or (2) password, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

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  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

The software performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.


Advisory Timeline

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