Novell Client TS/Citrix Session Arbitrary User Profile Invocation

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23978


The remote Windows host contains a DLL that is affected by an unauthorized access vulnerability.


The file 'nwgina.dll' included with the Novell Client software reportedly fails to delete user profiles when in a Terminal Server / Citrix session. A local user may be able to leverage this issue to invoke other user profiles on the affected host.


Install the 491psp3_nwgina.exe patch file referenced in the vendor advisory above.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 23978

File Name: novell_tid2974970.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/01/06

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0108

BID: 21886

OSVDB: 31358