Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS) Print Provider (NDPPNT.DLL) Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 23769


The remote Windows host contains a DLL that suffers from a buffer overflow flaw.


The file 'ndppnt.dll' included with the Novell Client software reportedly contains an unspecified buffer overflow.


Install the 491psp3_ndppnt.exe patch file referenced in the vendor advisory above.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 23769

File Name: novell_tid2974843.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/12/05

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/12/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6443

BID: 21479

OSVDB: 31356