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hplip -- hpssd Denial of Service

Affected packages
hplip < 2.8.2_3


VuXML ID 37940643-be1b-11dd-a578-0030843d3802
Discovery 2008-08-14
Entry 2008-11-29

Secunia reports:

A security issue has been reported in hplip, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS.

The security issue is caused due to an error within when parsing certain requests. This can be exploited to crash the service by sending specially crafted requests to the default port 2207/TCP.


Bugtraq ID 30683
CVE Name CVE-2008-2940
CVE Name CVE-2008-2941