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Security Advisory Important: hplip security update

Advisory: RHSA-2007:0960-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2007-10-11
Last updated on: 2007-10-11
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2007-5208

Details

An updated hplip package to correct a security flaw is now available for Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The hplip (Hewlett-Packard Linux Imaging and Printing Project) package
provides drivers for HP printers and multi-function peripherals.

Kees Cook discovered a flaw in the way the hplip hpssd daemon handled user
input. A local attacker could send a specially crafted request to the hpssd
daemon, possibly allowing them to run arbitrary commands as the root user.
(CVE-2007-5208). On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, the SELinux targeted
policy for hpssd which is enabled by default, blocks the ability to exploit
this issue to run arbitrary code.

Users of hplip are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains backported patches to resolve this issue.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: c5f2b2ce887ac95075ba475d45baac01
 
IA-32:
hpijs-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 4be2c867b1246aeed68d0844596d787c
hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 7afd906783f52fe1fa197fc1f3856715
libsane-hpaio-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: da6f95abff9164ef5bae0047158c15b0
 
IA-64:
hpijs-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 7cf2ec0558c04de7ee684bb67315a752
hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: f43e3af12f7377c05bf629b6a893ba1d
libsane-hpaio-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: d40d9655bbb0774cae895de6fd93c63e
 
PPC:
hpijs-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 4ca6e4a9d3f6abf3d990af0eff16e602
hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: a9793da0ce6476abccdb932bc28807c4
libsane-hpaio-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: d4713ab787b5f3fa636a6a6dc2a27caf
 
x86_64:
hpijs-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 747e4df638df0a43104e0836d229d079
hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: a9eef76431a904c7bc8f306e133e496f
libsane-hpaio-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 2b58cb4d8adf686133f691888887cbbf
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: c5f2b2ce887ac95075ba475d45baac01
 
IA-32:
hpijs-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 4be2c867b1246aeed68d0844596d787c
hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 7afd906783f52fe1fa197fc1f3856715
libsane-hpaio-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: da6f95abff9164ef5bae0047158c15b0
 
x86_64:
hpijs-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 747e4df638df0a43104e0836d229d079
hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: a9eef76431a904c7bc8f306e133e496f
libsane-hpaio-1.6.7-4.1.el5_0.3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0154
    MD5: 2b58cb4d8adf686133f691888887cbbf
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

319921 - CVE-2007-5208 hplip arbitrary command execution


References



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