SuSE 10 Security Update : hplip (ZYPP Patch Number 5556)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of hplip does not allow to send alert mails as user
anymore (CVE-2008-2940) and fixes a denial-of-service defect.
(CVE-2008-2941)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-2940.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-2941.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5556.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34431 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2940
CVE-2008-2941

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