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Category:   Application (Security)  >   NetIQ Access Manager Vendors:   Novell
Novell Access Manager Administration Console Lets Remote Autheticated Users Access System Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022581
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-4878, CVE-2009-4879   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 28 2010
Original Entry Date:  Jul 20 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Modification of system information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.1 SP1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Novell Access Manager. A remote authenticated user can access system files.

A remote authenticated user can access system files via the Administration Console.

A remote user with an Active Directory account can use X.509 authentication to authenticate when the account has been disabled.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can access system files.

A remote user with a disabled account can successfully authenticate in certain cases.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.1 SP1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Authentication error
Underlying OS:   Linux (SuSE), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Mon, 20 Jul 2009 15:39:31 -0400
Subject:  Novell Access Manager

> Fixed a security vulnerability that permitted access to the system files from the Administration Console. 

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