Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : hplip (MDVSA-2013:088)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66100


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


This 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: 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).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66100

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-088.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hplip, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hplip-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hplip-hpijs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hplip-hpijs-ppds, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hplip-model-data, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64hpip0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64hpip0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64sane-hpaio1, 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: 2013/04/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0200

BID: 58079

MDVSA: 2013:088

MGASA: 2013-0072