Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : hplip (MDVSA-2013:088)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 66100
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis hplip update addresses the folloving issues :
Print/Fax queues can now be analyzed by running hp-diagnose-queues
fixes some issues and duplex scanning support with newer AIO devices
fixes Wireless configuration using hp-wificonfig command for HP Deskjet 3000 J310 series and HP Deskjet 3050 J610 series
fixes the blurry printing issue on HP LaserJet CP1025 and CP1025nw
Full changelog is available upstream:
http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/release_notes.html Also note there were several issues fixed upstream.
Some HP printers / multi-function devices require plugins additionally to hplip to function correctly. This update makes the installation of such plugins possible again.
Several temporary file handling flaws were found in HPLIP. A local attacker could use these flaws to perform a symbolic link attack, overwriting arbitrary files accessible to a process using HPLIP (CVE-2013-0200).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.