Intrusion Prevention

Novell.iPrint.nipplib.dll.Stack.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Novell iPrint Client.
The vulnerability is due to an improper boundary check condition in the application when handling a crafted "printer-url". An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Novell iPrint Client version 5.64 and earlier versions

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7008730

CVE References

CVE-2011-1706