Tuesday, 13 November 2007

Novell NetWare Client Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

iDefense has published an advisory for a vulnerability in the Novell NetWare Client which was discovered by Stephen Fewer of Harmony Security. It is a local privilege escalation vulnerability whereby an unprivileged user can exploit the vulnerable driver nwfilter.sys and gain kernel mode code execution. Novell is issuing a patch that will remove the vulnerable driver.

You can read the full iDefense advisory here:


And you can read the Novell advisory here: