Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : html2ps (MDVSA-2013:041)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66055


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in html2ps :

Directory traversal vulnerability in html2ps before 1.0b7 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in SSI directives (CVE-2009-5067).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.0b7 version which is not affected by this issue.


Update the affected html2ps and / or xhtml2ps packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66055

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-041.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:html2ps, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xhtml2ps, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5067

BID: 36524

MDVSA: 2013:041