Novell iPrint Client < 5.72 nipplib.dll GetDriverSettings Function Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The nipplib.dll component included with the installed version of
Novell iPrint Client blindly copies user input provided as a parameter
to the 'GetDriverSettings' method into a fixed-length buffer on the
stack. By tricking the user into opening a specially crafted file, an
attacker can leverage this issue to overflow a buffer and execute
arbitrary code in the context of the affected application.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Novell iPrint Client 5.72 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 56682 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50367

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3173

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