SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : hplip (SAT Patch Numbers 8775 / 8777)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72277


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


hplip was updated to fix three security issues :

- Some local file overwrite problems via predictable /tmp filenames were fixed. (CVE-2013-0200)

- hplip used an insecure polkit DBUS API (polkit-process subject race condition) which could lead to local privilege escalation. (CVE-2013-4325)

- hplip uses arbitrary file creation/overwrite (via hard-coded file name /tmp/hp-pkservice.log).


Apply SAT patch number 8775 / 8777 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72277

File Name: suse_11_hplip-140116.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/02/04

Modified: 2014/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:hplip, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:hplip-hpijs, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0200, CVE-2013-4325, CVE-2013-6402