openSUSE Security Update : hplip (openSUSE-SU-2014:0127-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- fix-CVE-2013-6402.dif fixes hardcoded file name
/tmp/hp-pkservice.log in pkit.py (bnc#852368).

- disable_hp-upgrade.patch disables hp-upgrade/upgrade.py
for security reasons (bnc#853405). To upgrade HPLIP an
openSUSE software package manager like YaST or zypper
should be used. (CVE-2013-6427)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-01/msg00087.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=852368
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853405

Solution :

Update the affected hplip packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75407 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63959
64131

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6402
CVE-2013-6427

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