FreeBSD : hplip -- hpssd Denial of Service (37940643-be1b-11dd-a578-0030843d3802)
High Nessus Plugin ID 34977
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSecunia reports :
A security issue has been reported in hplip, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS.
The security issue is caused due to an error within hpssd.py when parsing certain requests. This can be exploited to crash the service by sending specially crafted requests to the default port 2207/TCP.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.