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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Novell Client Vendors:   Novell
Novell Client NWSPOOL.DLL Stack Overflow in EnumPrinters() Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019366
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0639   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 26 2008
Original Entry Date:  Feb 12 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.91 SP4 and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Novell Client. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a stack overflow in the EnumPrinters() function and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The vendor was notified on December 11, 2007.

Avosani Gabriele and an anonymous researcher reported this vulnerability via iDefense.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.91 Post-SP2/3/4 NWSPOOL.DLL 2).

The Novell advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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