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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Novell Client Vendors:   Novell
Novell Client NWSPOOL.DLL Stack Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018623
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2954   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 29 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Client version 4.91
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 RPC data to trigger one of several stack overflows in NWSPOOL.DLL and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The RpcAddPrinterDriver and RpcGetPrinterDriverDirectory requests are affected. Other requests may be affected.

The vendor was notified on August 9, 2007.

JJ Reyes of Secunia Research discovered this vulnerability.

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 Field Test File).

The Novell advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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