|CVSS SCORE||9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)|
|TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION||Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12404. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The flaw exists within the exposed GetDriverSettings method in the nipplib component imported by ienipp and npnipp. When encountering a realm parameter this user supplied value's length is not properly verified before copying into a fixed length buffer on the stack. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.
Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: