Advisory Details

August 5th, 2010

Novell iPrint Client Browser Plugin Parameter Name Remote Code Execution

ZDI-10-139
ZDI-CAN-745

CVE ID CVE-2010-4314
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Novell
AFFECTED PRODUCTS iPrint
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9882. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of the Novell iPrint Client browser plugin. User interaction is required in that a target must visit a malicious web page.

The specific flaw exists within handling plugin parameters. The application does not properly verify the name of parameters passed via <embed> tags. If a malicious attacker provides a long enough value a destination buffer can be overflowed. Successful exploitation leads to execution of arbitrary code under the context of the user owning the browser process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=ftwZBxEFjIg~
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2010-06-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-08-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Ivan Almuina
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