‘Novell iPrint op-printer-list-all-jobs url Code Execution Vulnerability’


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell iPrint Client.’


‘The information has been provided by Ivan Rodriguez Almuina.
The original article can be found at: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-181/


Vulnerable Systems:
 * Novell iPrint

User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The flaw exists within the nipplib component which is used by both the ActiveX and Netscape compatible browser plugins. When handling the op-printer-list-all-jobs parameter from the user specified printer-url the process blindly copies user supplied data into a fixed-length buffer on the stack. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the browser.

Patch Availability:
The fix has been documented as
7008726: Security Vulnerability – Novell iPrint op-printer-list-all-jobs url Remote Code Execution Vulnerability TID

CVE Information:

Disclosure Timeline:
2011-04-04 – Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-06-06 – Coordinated public release of advisory’

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