Scientific Linux Security Update : hplip on SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

HPLIP communicated with PolicyKit for authorization via a D-Bus API
that is vulnerable to a race condition. This could lead to intended
PolicyKit authorizations being bypassed. This update modifies HPLIP to
communicate with PolicyKit via a different API that is not vulnerable
to the race condition. (CVE-2013-4325)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70014 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4325