Advisory Details

June 6th, 2011

Novell iPrint op-printer-list-all-jobs cookie Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-11-180
ZDI-CAN-1134

CVE ID CVE-2011-1708
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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 11205. 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 Novell iPrint Client. 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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

The fix has been documented as
TID 7008731: Security Vulnerability - Novell iPrint op-printer-list-all-jobs cookie Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.novell.com/support/php/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=7008731


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2011-04-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2011-06-06 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Ivan Rodriguez Almuina
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