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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-0296

Original release date: 01/17/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008


** DISPUTED ** NOTE: this issue has been disputed by the vendor. The error module in Novell GroupWise WebAccess allows remote attackers who have not authenticated to read potentially sensitive information, such as the version, via an incorrect login and a modified (1) error or (2) modify parameter that returns template files or the "about" information page. NOTE: the vendor has disputed this issue.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20050121 NOVL-2005-10096251 GroupWise WebAccess error handling modules (report)
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050117 Novell GroupWise WebAccess error modules loading
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050127 NOVL-2005-10096251 GroupWise WebAccess error handling modules (report)
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: groupwise-error-auth-bypass(18954)
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://support.novell.com/servlet/tidfinder/10096251
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 12285
Type: Advisory

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