Novell iPrint Client ienipp.ocx persistence parameter parsing buffer overflow

2010-01-28T00:00:00
ID SAINT:BBFA0128A25A26E9D2873154BAF806C6
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2010-01-28T00:00:00

Description

Added: 01/28/2010
CVE: CVE-2009-1569
BID: 37242
OSVDB: 60804

Background

Novell iPrint is an application which allows users to install and manage printers. Novell iPrint installs the Novell iPrint Control ActiveX control named **ienipp.ocx**.

Problem

A buffer overflow in **ienipp.ocx** allows command execution when a user opens a specially crafted page which invokes the Novell iPrint Client ActiveX control with a specially crafted **persistence** parameter for **volatile-date-time**.

Resolution

Upgrade to iPrint Client version 5.3.2 or higher.

References

<http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-44/>

Limitations

Exploit works on Novell iPrint Client 5.30.00 and requires a user to open the exploit page in Internet Explorer 6 or 7.

Platforms

Windows