Novell Client nwfs.sys Local Privilege Escalation
High Nessus Plugin ID 33481
SynopsisThe remote Windows host contains a driver that is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe file 'NWFS.SYS' included with the Novell Client software and installed on the remote host is reportedly affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability that allows a client to send a request to the kernel driver using crafted pointer and then execute code with kernel privileges.
SolutionApply the patch referenced in the vendor advisory above.