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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-2940

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/14/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The alert-mailing implementation in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 1.6.7 allows local users to gain privileges and send e-mail messages from the root account via vectors related to the setalerts message, and lack of validation of the device URI associated with an event message.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-hplip
  • suse-upgrade-hplip-hpijs
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

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