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ZDI-08-005: Novell Client NWSPOOL.DLL EnumPrinters Stack Overflow Vulnerability
ZDI-08-005: Novell Client NWSPOOL.DLL EnumPrinters Stack Overflow
February 11, 2008
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
Novell Netware Client
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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
systems with vulnerable installations of the Novell Netware Client.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in nwspool.dll which is responsible for
handling RPC requests through the spoolss named pipe. The EnumPrinters
function exposed by this DLL contains a logical flaw allowing an
attacker to bypass a patch introduced to prevent the vulnerability
described in ZDI-07-045. Exploitation of this vulnerability leads to
arbitrary code execution in the context of the SYSTEM user.
-- Vendor Response:
Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.12.11 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2008.02.11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Anonymous and Avosani Gabriele.
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