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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871040
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for hplip RHSA-2013:1274-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'hplip'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'hplip'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The hplip packages contain the Hewlett-Packard Linux Imaging and Printing
Project (HPLIP), which provides drivers for Hewlett-Packard printers and
multi-function peripherals.

HPLIP communicated with PolicyKit for authorization via a D-Bus API that is
vulnerable to a race condition. This could lead to intended PolicyKit
authorizations being bypassed. This update modifies HPLIP to communicate
with PolicyKit via a different API that is not vulnerable to the race
condition. (CVE-2013-4325)

All users of hplip are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Affected Software/OS:
hplip on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
6.9

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4325
Debian Security Information: DSA-2829 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2829
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1274
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1274.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1617 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00062.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1620 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00000.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1956-1
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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