Novell iPrint up to 5.86 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Novell iPrint (Printing Software). It has been declared as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Stack-based buffer overflow in Novell iPrint Client before 5.90 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was presented 05/02/2013 as Bug 800593 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2013-1091 since 01/11/2013. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/02/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 66335 (Novell iPrint Client < 5.90 Stack-Based Buffer Overflow), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 4.27 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 12933.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (83952) and Tenable (66335). See VDB-57618, VDB-57619, VDB-57620 and VDB-57621 for similar entries.








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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 66335
Nessus Name: Novell iPrint Client < 5.90 Stack-Based Buffer Overflow
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Saint ID: exploit_info/novell_iprint_ipp_url
Saint Name: Novell iPrint Client IPP Response URI handling buffer overflow

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: iPrint 4.27
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Advisory: Bug 800593
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2013-1091 (🔍)
X-Force: 83952
Vulnerability Center: 39530 - Novell iPrint Client <5.90 Remote Arbitrary Code Execution, High
SecurityFocus: 59612 - Novell iPrint Client CVE-2013-1091 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/02/2022 02:41 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (68), 04/29/2017 08:44 PM (7), 01/02/2022 02:41 PM (2)
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