Novell iPrint Client nipplib.dll GetDriverSettings realm Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-12-102: June 27th, 2012
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell iPrint Client. User interaction is required in that a target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The flaw exists within the exposed GetDriverSettings method in the nipplib component imported by ienipp and npnipp. When encountering a realm parameter this user supplied value's length is not properly verified before copying into a fixed length buffer on the stack. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.
Vendor ResponseNovell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2011-10-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2012-06-27 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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