This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Marc Schoenefeld of the Red Hat Security Response Team discovered a
vulnerability in the hplip alert-mailing functionality that could
allow a local attacker to elevate their privileges by using specially
crafted packets to trigger alert mails that are sent by the root
Another vulnerability was discovered by Marc Schoenefeld in the hpssd
message parser that could allow a local attacker to stop the hpssd
process by sending specially-craftd packets, causing a denial of
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2