Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : hplip (MDVSA-2013:088)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

This hplip update addresses the folloving issues :

Print/Fax queues can now be analyzed by running hp-diagnose-queues

fixes some issues and duplex scanning support with newer AIO devices

fixes Wireless configuration using hp-wificonfig command for HP
Deskjet 3000 J310 series and HP Deskjet 3050 J610 series

fixes the blurry printing issue on HP LaserJet CP1025 and CP1025nw

Full changelog is available upstream:
http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/release_notes.html Also note
there were several issues fixed upstream.

Some HP printers / multi-function devices require plugins additionally
to hplip to function correctly. This update makes the installation of
such plugins possible again.

Several temporary file handling flaws were found in HPLIP. A local
attacker could use these flaws to perform a symbolic link attack,
overwriting arbitrary files accessible to a process using HPLIP
(CVE-2013-0200).

See also :

https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGAA-2012-0121
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGAA-2012-0220

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66100 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58079

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0200

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