SuSE 10 Security Update : hplip (ZYPP Patch Number 5556)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34431


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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


Apply ZYPP patch number 5556.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34431

File Name: suse_hplip-5556.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/26

Reference Information

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

CWE: 20, 264