A vulnerability exists in the kernel driver (nwfs.sys) of the Novell Client when it handles the IOCTL 0x1439EB message. This allows a local attacker to elevate their privileges to grant them the ability to execute code within the context of the kernel.
Novell Client 4.91 SP5 IR1 for Windows XP/2003
Elevation of Privilege
Local Elevation of Privilege Local attackers exploiting this vulnerability will be able to elevate their privileges to the context of the kernel. Attackers will likely leverage this to hide their presence on the compromised system.
BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.
- 19099 - Novell Client Integer Overflow
Apply the updated Novell client module.