Scientific Linux Security Update : hplip on SL5.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60937


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A flaw was found in the way certain HPLIP tools discovered devices using the SNMP protocol. If a user ran certain HPLIP tools that search for supported devices using SNMP, and a malicious user is able to send specially crafted SNMP responses, it could cause those HPLIP tools to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running them. (CVE-2010-4267)


Update the affected hpijs, hplip and / or libsane-hpaio packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60937

File Name: sl_20110117_hplip_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2014/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4267