hpssd in Hewlett-Packard Linux Imaging and Printing Project (hplip) 1.x and 2.x before 2.7.10 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a from address, which is not properly handled when invoking sendmail.
Published 2007-10-13 00:17:00
Updated 2018-10-03 21:49:24
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5208

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2007-5208

  • HPLIP hpssd.py From Address Arbitrary Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2007-10-04
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a command execution vulnerable in the hpssd.py daemon of the Hewlett-Packard Linux Imaging and Printing Project. According to MITRE, versions 1.x and 2.x before 2.7.10 are vulnerable. This module was written and tested using the Fedora 6 Linux

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5208

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2007-5208

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2007-5208

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