Fedora 7 : hplip-1.7.4a-6.fc7 (2007-2527)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27776


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a vulnerability in the hpssd daemon.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27776

File Name: fedora_2007-2527.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:hpijs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:hplip, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:hplip-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:hplip-gui, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libsane-hpaio, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/12

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Core Impact

Metasploit (HPLIP hpssd.py From Address Arbitrary Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5208

BID: 26054

FEDORA: 2007-2527

CWE: 20