Novell Client for Windows username buffer overflow
|novell-client-username-bo (42359)||High Risk|
Novell Client for Windows is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the LOGINW32.DLL module. By sending an overly long username in the "forgotten password" dialog and persuading a victim to click on the "forgot password" link, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 08 2008 - 08:13:46 CDT: Novell Client <= 4.91 SP4 Local Stack overflow / B.S.O.D (unauthentificated user).
- Novell Web site: Novell NetWare Client for Windows XP/2000: Overview.
- BID-29109: Novell Client for Windows Forgotten Password Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-2145: Stack-based buffer overflow in Novell Client 4.91 SP4 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long username in the forgotten password dialog.
- OSVDB ID: 45075: Novell Client Forgot Password Dialog Username Field Remote Overflow
- SA30126: Novell Client Login Long Username/Context Buffer Overflow
- SECTRACK ID: 1020020: Novell Client Buffer Overflow Lets Physically Local User Execute Arbitrary Code
- Novell Client 4.91 SP3
- Novell Client 4.91 SP4
- Novell Client 4.91 SP1
- Novell Client 4.91 SP2
- Novell NetWare Client 4.91 SP4
May 08, 2008
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