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USN-2699-1: HPLIP vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/30/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/31/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Enrico Zini discovered that HPLIP used a short GPG key ID when downloadingkeys from the keyserver. An attacker could possibly use this to return adifferent key with a duplicate short key id and perform a man-in-the-middleattack on printer plugin installations. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. CVE-2015-0839

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-hplip-data

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