CentOS Update for hpijs3 CESA-2013:0133 centos5

Published: 2013-01-21 04:11:36
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'hpijs3' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
hpijs3 on CentOS 5

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
Hewlett-Packard Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) provides drivers for Hewlett-Packard (HP) printers and multifunction peripherals. It was found that the HP CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) fax filter in HPLIP created a temporary file in an insecure way. A local attacker could use this flaw to perform a symbolic link attack, overwriting arbitrary files accessible to a process using the fax filter (such as the hp3-sendfax tool). (CVE-2011-2722) This update also fixes the following bug: * Previous modifications of the hplip3 Linux Distribution Package to allow it to be installed alongside the original hplip Linux Distribution Package introduced several problems to fax support. For example, the hp-sendfax utility could become unresponsive. These problems have been fixed with this update. (BZ#501834) All users of hplip3 are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2722

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2013-January/019115.html

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
1.2
Published
2013-01-21
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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