Novell Web Server 1.0/2.x convert.bas privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Novell Web Server 1.0/2.x (Web Server). It has been classified as critical. Affected is some unknown processing of the file convert.bas. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on integrity.

The weakness was published 07/01/1996. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-1999-0175. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Applying the patch web002.exe is able to eliminate this problem. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 1127. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 1326.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 2025), X-Force (339) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-684).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Patch: web002.exe

Snort ID: 1127
Snort Message: SERVER-WEBAPP convert.bas access
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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0175 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 2025
X-Force: 339
Vulnerability Center: 684 - Novell NetWare Web Server convert.bas Vulnerability, Medium


Created: 06/17/2014 05:08 PM
Updated: 06/21/2018 09:06 AM
Changes: (7) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai source_securityfocus
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