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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Several temporary file handling flaws were found in HPLIP. A local
attacker could use these flaws to perform a symbolic link attack,
overwriting arbitrary files accessible to a process using HPLIP.
The hplip packages have been upgraded to upstream version 3.12.4,
which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the
This update also fixes the following bugs :
- Previously, the hpijs package required the obsolete
cupsddk-drivers package, which was provided by the cups
package. Under certain circumstances, this dependency
caused hpijs installation to fail. This bug has been
fixed and hpijs no longer requires cupsddk-drivers.
- The configuration of the Scanner Access Now Easy (SANE)
back end is located in the /etc/sane.d/dll.d/ directory,
however, the hp-check utility checked only the
/etc/sane.d/dll.conf file. Consequently, hp-check
checked for correct installation, but incorrectly
reported a problem with the way the SANE back end was
installed. With this update, hp-check properly checks
for installation problems in both locations as expected.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 65011 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2722CVE-2013-0200
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