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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-6427

Original release date: 12/09/2013
Last revised: 03/05/2014


upgrade.py in the hp-upgrade service in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 3.x through 3.13.11 launches a program from an http URL, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code by gaining control over the client-server data stream.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0127
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2829
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20131204 Re: CVE needed for hplip insecure auto update feature?
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2085-1
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853405

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* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.11.3a
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.8
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.9.4b
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.10
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.9
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.7
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.6
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.5
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.4
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.3
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.13.2
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.12.11
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.12.10:a
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.12.10
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.12.9
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.12.6
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.12.4
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.12.2
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.11.12
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.11.10
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.11.7
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.11.5
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.11.3:a
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.11.3
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.11.1
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.10.9
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.10.6
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.10.5
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.10.2
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.9.12
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.9.10
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.9.8
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.9.6
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.9.4:b
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.9.4
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:3.9.2
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