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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0122

hplip.postinst in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 2.7.7 and 2.8.2 on Ubuntu allows local users to change the ownership of arbitrary files via unspecified manipulations in advance of an HPLIP installation or upgrade by an administrator, related to the product's attempt to correct the ownership of its configuration files within home directories.
Publish Date : 2009-01-15 Last Update Date : 2009-01-31
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of hplip as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0122

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application HP Hplip 2.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application HP Hplip 2.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
HP Hplip 2

- References For CVE-2009-0122

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-708-1
UBUNTU USN-708-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/33539
SECUNIA 33539
https://launchpad.net/bugs/191299 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33249
BID 33249 HP Linux Imaging and Printing System 'hplip.postinst' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-01-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0122

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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