SuSE 11.1 Security Update : hplip (SAT Patch Number 4989)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of hplip fixes :

- This patch originally affected foomatic-rip in CUPS but
was found to be in foomatic-rip-hplip too.
(CVE-2004-0801: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P))

- The foomatic print filters of the hplip package
contained a remote code execution vulnerability. Remote
users, if allowed to access a print server such as CUPS,
could execute arbitrary commands as lp system user.
(CVE-2011-2697: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P))

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=59233
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2004-0801.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2697.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4989.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55981 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0801
CVE-2011-2697

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