openSUSE 10 Security Update : hplip (hplip-4516)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The deamon 'hpssd' could be exploited by users to execute arbitrary
commands as root. hpssd only runs on systems that have HP all-in-one
devices configured. In the default configuration the problem is not
remotely exploitable as hpssd only listens on local interfaces

Solution :

Update the affected hplip packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27267 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5208

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