FS#38083 - [hplip] CVE-2013-6427

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by RbN (RbN) - Monday, 09 December 2013, 20:18 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 16:52 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Tom Gundersen (tomegun)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


hplip provide by default a hp-upgrade script to upgrade itself. The upgrade is done by
a) downloading a binary via http
b) executing it
It introduces obvious security problems and untracked files (from pacman) in FS.

[0] openSUSE bug (+ links to other bugs worth-looking)
[1] CVE attribution

Resolution :
delete this file or patch it as openSUSE does [2]

[0] https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853405
[1] http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/12/05/1
[2] http://bugzillafiles.novell.org/attachment.cgi?id=570200
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 16:52 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  3.13.11-2