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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0161

Original release date: 01/09/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The PML Driver HPZ12 (HPZipm12.exe) in the HP all-in-one drivers, as used by multiple HP products, uses insecure SERVICE_CHANGE_CONFIG DACL permissions, which allows local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary programs, as demonstrated by modifying the binpath argument, a related issue to CVE-2006-0023.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: pml-driver-config-privilege-escalation(31361)
External Source: BID
Name: 21935
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070108 HP Multiple Products PML Driver Local Privilege Escalation
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32654
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secway.org/advisory/AD20070108.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2128
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0094

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