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Novell NetWare RPC CALLIT Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Last Update Date: 28 Jan 2011 Release Date: 2 Oct 2009 4718 Views

RISK: Medium Risk

A vulnerability has been identified in Novell NetWare, which could be exploited by remote attackers to compromise a vulnerable system. This issue is caused by a stack overflow error in the NFS Portmapper (PKERNEL.NLM) when processing malformed RPC CALLIT requests, which could be exploited by remote unauthenticated attackers to crash an affected system or execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


  • Remote Code Execution

System / Technologies affected

  • Novell NFS GateWay for NetWare version 6.5 SP8 and prior


Before installation of the software, please visit the software manufacturer web-site for more details.

Vulnerability Identifier

  • No CVE information is available


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