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Novell iPrint Client 'printer-url' Multiple BOF Vulnerabilities (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Novell iPrint Client and is prone to multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

The flaws exist within the 'nipplib' component which is used by both the ActiveX and Netscape compatible browser plugins. When handling the various parameters from the user specified printer-url the process blindly copies user supplied data into a fixed-length buffer on the heap.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Novell iPrint Client version prior to 5.64 on windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Novell iPrint Client 5.64 or later.