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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      Last Modified:  01/15/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0122
Original release date:
01/15/2009
Last revised:
01/31/2009
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33249 Patch External Source BID 33249
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-708-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-708-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/191299 Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://launchpad.net/bugs/191299

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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