VDB-59861 · CVE-2011-1710 · BID 50363

Novell XTier framework 3.1.8 numeric error

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Novell XTier framework 3.1.8. This issue affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a numeric error vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-189. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple integer overflows in the HTTP server in the Novell XTier framework 3.1.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (service crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted header length variables.

The weakness was released 12/30/2011 with Novell (Website). The advisory is shared at download.novell.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2011-1710. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/28/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 57121 (SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Novell XTier framework (SAT Patch Number 5198)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (57121).







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Class: Numeric error
CWE: CWE-189

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 57121
Nessus Name: SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Novell XTier framework (SAT Patch Number 5198)
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04/15/2011 🔍
10/25/2011 +193 days 🔍
10/25/2011 +0 days 🔍
10/27/2011 +2 days 🔍
12/13/2011 +47 days 🔍
12/30/2011 +17 days 🔍
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03/23/2015 +1179 days 🔍
11/28/2021 +2442 days 🔍


Vendor: novell.com

Advisory: download.novell.com
Organization: Novell
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CVE: CVE-2011-1710 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 33621 - Novell XTier Framework HTTP Header Request Remote Integer Overflow Vulnerability, High
SecurityFocus: 50363 - Novell XTier Framework HTTP Header Remote Integer Overflow Vulnerability


Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/28/2021 03:40 PM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (53), 04/04/2017 11:25 AM (9), 11/28/2021 03:34 PM (4), 11/28/2021 03:40 PM (1)
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