Debian DSA-2152-1 : hplip - buffer overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 51817


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Sebastian Krahmer discovered a buffer overflow in the SNMP discovery code of the HP Linux Printing and Imaging System, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the hplip packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.8.6.b-4+lenny1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51817

File Name: debian_DSA-2152.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/31

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:hplip, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4267

BID: 45833

DSA: 2152