Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : hplip (MDVSA-2014:023)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated hplip packages fix security vulnerabilities :

It was discovered that the HPLIP Polkit daemon incorrectly handled
temporary files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to
overwrite arbitrary files (CVE-2013-6402).

It was discovered that HPLIP contained an upgrade tool that would
download code in an unsafe fashion. If a remote attacker were able to
perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to
execute arbitrary code (CVE-2013-6427).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72135 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63959

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6402

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