SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : hplip (SAT Patch Numbers 8775 / 8777)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

hplip was updated to fix three security issues :

- Some local file overwrite problems via predictable /tmp
filenames were fixed. (CVE-2013-0200)

- hplip used an insecure polkit DBUS API (polkit-process
subject race condition) which could lead to local
privilege escalation. (CVE-2013-4325)

- hplip uses arbitrary file creation/overwrite (via
hard-coded file name /tmp/hp-pkservice.log).

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8775 / 8777 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72277 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0200

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