Novell Client "EnumPrinters" Function Remote Stack Overflow Vulnerability
A vulnerability has been identified in Novell Client for Windows, which could be exploited by remote attackers to cause a denial of service or take complete control of an affected system. This issue is caused by a logical error in the "EnumPrinters" (nwspool.dll) function when processing user-supplied requests, which could be exploited by remote unauthenticated attackers to crash an affected application or execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.
- Denial of Service
- Remote Code Execution
System / Technologies affected
- Novell Client for Windows NT/2000/XP 4.x
Before installation of the software, please visit the software manufacturer web-site for more details.
- Apply patch (491psp2_3_4_nwspool_2.zip).