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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2009-0014-1 hplip

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Date: Tue Jan 20 2009 - 20:37:53 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0014-1
Published: 2009-01-20
Products:

    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:

    Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation Updated Versions:

    hplip=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/2.7.9-9.1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:

    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2882

References:

    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2940     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2941

Description:

    Previous versions of the HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) allow     local users to gain privileges and send e-amil messages from the root     account and cause a denial of service through the hpssd message parser     via a crafted packet.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0014

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