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CVE-2009-0122 Detail

Description

hplip.postinst in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 2.7.7 and 2.8.2 on Ubuntu allows local users to change the ownership of arbitrary files via unspecified manipulations in advance of an HPLIP installation or upgrade by an administrator, related to the product's attempt to correct the ownership of its configuration files within home directories.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/15/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/19/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of hplip as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33249 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-708-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/191299 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0122
NVD Published Date:
01/15/2009
NVD Last Modified:
01/31/2009