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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-2940
Last Modified 30 Oct 2012 10:58:56
Published 14 Aug 2008 04:41:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2940

Summary

The alert-mailing implementation in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 1.6.7 allows local users to gain privileges and send e-mail messages from the root account via vectors related to the setalerts message, and lack of validation of the device URI associated with an event message.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Hp Linux Imaging And Printing Project 1.6.7


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=455235

XF - hplip-alertmailing-privilege-escalation(44441)

UBUNTU - USN-674-1

BID - 30683

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0818

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:169

SECTRACK - 1020684

SECUNIA - 32792

SECUNIA - 32316

SECUNIA - 31499

SECUNIA - 31470

SUSE - SUSE-SR:2008:021

UBUNTU - USN-674-2

Related Patches

Novell SUSE 2008:5556 hplip security update for SLE 10 i586


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:55:04