|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2008-231|
|Date Published:||18 Nov 2008|
|Last Updated:||16 May 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Novell iPrint is an application that enables users to install and manage printers, or submit print job from a web browser. A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Novell iPrint Client. The vulnerability is due to a boundary error in the Novell iPrint Client nipplib.dll ActiveX control when checking certain parameters that are passed to it. To trigger this issue, an attacker may create a malicious web page that will exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.|
This protection will detect and block the vulnerable ActiveX Control.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Novell iPrint client nipplib.dll ActiveX control buffer overflow