openSUSE 10 Security Update : hplip (hplip-5552)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34430


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of hplip does not allow to send alert mails as user anymore (CVE-2008-2940) and fixes a denial-of-service defect (CVE-2008-2941).


Update the affected hplip packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34430

File Name: suse_hplip-5552.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/10/16

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hplip, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hplip-hpijs, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2940, CVE-2008-2941

CWE: 20, 264