This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A flaw was discovered in the hplip alert-mailing functionality. A
local attacker could elevate their privileges by using
specially-crafted packets to trigger alert mails, which are sent by
the root account. (CVE-2008-2940)
A flaw was discovered in the hpssd message parser. By sending
specially-crafted packets, a local attacker could cause a denial of
service, stopping the hpssd process. (CVE-2008-2941)
See also :
Update the affected hpijs, hplip and / or libsane-hpaio packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2