SuSE 10 Security Update : hplip17 and hplip17-hpijs (ZYPP Patch Number 4507)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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.
(CVE-2007-5208)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-5208.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 4507.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29460 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5208

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