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Novell Client User Profile Access Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks file version of nwgina.dll

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host contains a DLL that is affected by an
unauthorized access vulnerability.

Description :

The file 'nwgina.dll' included with the Novell Client software
reportedly fails to delete user profiles when in a Terminal Server /
Citrix session. A local user may be able to leverage this issue to
invoke other user profiles on the affected host.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?/2974970.htm

Solution :

Install the 491psp3_nwgina.exe patch file referenced in the vendor
advisory above.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.4
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:R/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 21886

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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