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FreeBSD Ports: hplip

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: hplip CVE-2008-2940 The alert-mailing implementation in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 1.6.7 allows local users to gain privileges and send e-mail messages from the root account via vectors related to the setalerts message, and lack of validation of the device URI associated with an event message. CVE-2008-2941 The hpssd message parser in hpssd.py in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 1.6.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (process stop) via a crafted packet, as demonstrated by sending 'msg=0' to TCP port 2207.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0818.html http://secunia.com/advisories/31470 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/37940643-be1b-11dd-a578-0030843d3802.html

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