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Secunia Research: Novell iPrint Client "target-frame" Parameter Buffer Overflow Dec 08 2009 09:25AM
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Secunia Research 08/12/2009

- Novell iPrint Client "target-frame" Parameter Buffer Overflow -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Novell iPrint Client 5.30

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity

Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System compromise
Where: Remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software

"Novell iPrint extends print services securely across multiple
networks and operating systems. Using proven Internet technologies,
iPrint transforms your Novell Distributed Print Services? (NDPS®)
printers into Net-enabled printers, making all your printing resources
instantly accessible with a Web browser and a few mouse clicks".

Product Link:
http://www.novell.com/products/openenterpriseserver/iprint.html

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Novell iPrint
Client, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
user's system.

The vulnerability is caused by a boundary error in ienipp.ocx when
parsing the "target-frame" parameter and can be exploited to cause a
stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long parameter value.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code when a user
e.g. views a malicious web page.

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5) Solution

Update to version 5.32.

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6) Time Table

02/11/2009 - Vendor notified.
03/11/2009 - Vendor response.
08/12/2009 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits

Discovered by Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
CVE-2009-1568 for the vulnerability.

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9) About Secunia

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10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-40/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
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