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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5208

Original release date: 10/12/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
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: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-26
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1462
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-530-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:201
External Source: MISC
Name: https://launchpad.net/bugs/149121
External Source: BID
Name: 26054
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=319921
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2527
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10692
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195565
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:021
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3479
External Source: XF
Name: hplip-hpssd-command-execution(37183)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://qa.mandriva.com/show_bug.cgi?id=30719
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018806
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0960
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10692
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:1.0
* cpe:/a:hp:linux_imaging_and_printing_project:2.7.10 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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