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CVE-2011-2722 Detail

Description

The send_data_to_stdout function in prnt/hpijs/hpcupsfax.cpp in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 3.x before 3.11.10 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/hpcupsfax.out temporary file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/25/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2722
Original release date:
05/25/2012
Last revised:
10/10/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.2 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/release_notes.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/release_notes.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0133.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0133
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201203-17.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-201203-17
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/26/14 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20110726 Re: CVE request: hplip: insecure tmp file handling
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1981-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1981-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/hplip/+bug/809904 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.launchpad.net/hplip/+bug/809904
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=704608 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=704608
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=515866&action=diff External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=515866&action=diff
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=725830 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=725830

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