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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0336
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0336
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0336

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated hplip packages fix security vulnerability: It was reported that the hp-plugin utility, included in the hplip package, downloads a binary driver and verifies it via a key specified by the key's short ID. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to generate a key with the expected short ID and trick a user into downloading a malicious binary (CVE-2015-0839).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-0839
BugTraq ID: 74913
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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