Novell iPrint Client nipplib.dll ActiveX (ienipp.ocx) IppCreateServerRef Function Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Novell iPrint Client is affected by a buffer
overflow vulnerability.

By passing very long arguments to either 'GetPrinterURLList()',
'GetPrinterURLList2()', or 'GetFileList2()' functions available in
ActiveX control 'ienipp.ocx', it may be possible to cause a heap-based
buffer overflow in function 'IppCreateServerRef()' provided by
'nipplib.dll'.

Successful exploitation of this issue may result in arbitrary code
execution on the remote system.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-33/advisory/
http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=3q-_lVDVRFI~
http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=dv_yn4TOPmQ~

Solution :

Upgrade to

- Novell iPrint Client for Vista 5.08 or
- Novell iPrint Client for Windows 4.38

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 34085 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30986

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2436

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