Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that an installation script in the HPLIP package
would change permissions on the hplip config files located in user's
home directories. A local user could exploit this and change
permissions on arbitrary files upon an HPLIP installation or upgrade,
which could lead to root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36714 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0122