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Novell Client "EnumPrinters" Function Remote Stack Overflow Vulnerability

Last Update Date: 28 Jan 2011 Release Date: 13 Feb 2008 2486 Views

RISK: Medium Risk

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.


Impact

  • Denial of Service
  • Remote Code Execution

System / Technologies affected

  • Novell Client for Windows NT/2000/XP 4.x

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