Novell iPrint Client Browser Plugin operation Parameter Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-10-140: August 5th, 2010
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of the Novell iPrint Client Browser Plugin. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within handling plugin parameters. Specifically, a long value for the operation parameter can trigger a stack-based buffer overflow. Successful exploitation leads to execution of arbitrary code under the context of the user running the browser process.
Vendor ResponseNovell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2010-06-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-08-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Ivan Rodriguez Almuina