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[SECURITY] [DSA 1462-1] New hplip packages fix privilege escalation
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1462-1 Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 13, 2008
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Package : hplip
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-5208

Kees Cook discovered that the hpssd tool of the HP Linux Printing and
Imaging System (HPLIP) performs insufficient input sanitising of shell
meta characters, which may result in local privilege escalation to
the hplip user.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.10-4.3.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.10-3etch1.

The old stable distribution (sarge) is not affected by this problem.

We recommend that you upgrade your hplip packages.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian 4.0 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 909 d7045ceab044d91ae541bda2ea59bc00
Size/MD5 checksum: 10561620 01519018343978776fe4acfbdb7cb6df
Size/MD5 checksum: 256240 1a0df06890cce015d0ff0c1cebb47b33

Architecture independent packages:
Size/MD5 checksum: 1768320 f9fe84711c29f7c909b01e1d37974fc4
Size/MD5 checksum: 6294792 4c8c872e73cf39a608be688247e9a075
Size/MD5 checksum: 1621540 a19ce96589c54dc339440d79639bfd3b

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
Size/MD5 checksum: 854400 b69812ded55c698618d717f6618d6c2d
Size/MD5 checksum: 608062 5e060ec2bfcc19bcc79bef5ee4927573
Size/MD5 checksum: 395804 516d79f02a240ba0909f0721d7d0892b

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
Size/MD5 checksum: 352596 22690bfaa68ad839d87cb91cc6141f86
Size/MD5 checksum: 574128 a7838c8936cd402d36f862d166ca6cfa
Size/MD5 checksum: 848322 dd893cce9c62b386cf7b5693d840ede9

arm architecture (ARM)
Size/MD5 checksum: 341896 484e49772401df9f4abacea15dbdc6f5
Size/MD5 checksum: 567086 24dde0f72c7ff22dec903f282e4affb3
Size/MD5 checksum: 815130 144b3ccdd9a2fc784f6abe313baeba6d

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
Size/MD5 checksum: 391326 60c0718d9387824ac932bbd55d5d70d4
Size/MD5 checksum: 598240 2c61260f7aa069fcb212d96950cd794d
Size/MD5 checksum: 829476 44e43ba5bfa042384328223b646c41ad

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
Size/MD5 checksum: 349776 c4a59d79282d7fe21153772571e08a07
Size/MD5 checksum: 570118 0178b5c6b2fb076349d8a1c7a1d6f401
Size/MD5 checksum: 828908 d3c88672245243b5f50345d0f9f43ca1

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
Size/MD5 checksum: 793280 620e02951a736d429f516814ae0fda08
Size/MD5 checksum: 664594 e9ae2dadcae93be31fe8624cca9213af
Size/MD5 checksum: 452816 9fdfba70a546a322479aa8965f42b5cd

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
Size/MD5 checksum: 863964 188b33b25b304d333a8c2b9b039b2ca8
Size/MD5 checksum: 582254 bce5eafa0d87ce578fe47114dff0616a
Size/MD5 checksum: 391776 650e899378d8f9926b43ec18fcfca766

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
Size/MD5 checksum: 582550 3c1afe3fa50fbeef009b9ce026c6d4e7
Size/MD5 checksum: 844270 bffbcaef983c0248d6bb0bedf66f0768
Size/MD5 checksum: 390672 cb2f4430bc56aadcbce2d371ae4c6cb1

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
Size/MD5 checksum: 859666 c1f58578b2329b78aad18e91a309edef
Size/MD5 checksum: 580462 0a0bb65ba580b7816bb680d88deb2c2f
Size/MD5 checksum: 357822 f3a055d0ca749cb4a64fbdefeeeffb72

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
Size/MD5 checksum: 579368 afa867940863d22c967db6b0dc57be4f
Size/MD5 checksum: 357804 7b18f61dfc328c16c2a9247fc197de93
Size/MD5 checksum: 846576 c0c57f46fcdae2c2fa9be61fd30ca573

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
Size/MD5 checksum: 558676 961dd1cc1be72d1b6772de9bd53a4ac5
Size/MD5 checksum: 338644 6ef66f243b188e10aef40d6e5109075c
Size/MD5 checksum: 781606 ee02fba18125587c9e046a6ba4c2dc13

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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