Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : hplip (MDKSA-2007:201)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability in the hpssd tool was discovered where it did not
correctly handle shell meta-characters. A local attacker could use
this flaw to execute arbitrary commands as the hplip user.

As well, this update fixes a problem with some HP scanners on Mandriva
Linux 2007.1, particularly HP PSC 1315, which wouldn't be detected and
also fixes a problem with HP 1220 and possibly other models when
scanning via the suite.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27562 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-201.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5208

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