Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : hplip vulnerability (USN-1051-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Sebastian Krahmer discovered that HPLIP incorrectly handled certain
long SNMP responses. A remote attacker could send malicious SNMP
replies to certain HPLIP tools and cause them to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51673 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45833

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4267