CVE-2007-5208

NameCVE-2007-5208
Descriptionhpssd 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1462-1, DTSA-72-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs447341

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hplip (PTS)stretch3.16.11+repack0-3fixed
buster3.18.12+dfsg0-2fixed
bullseye, sid3.20.9+dfsg0-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hplipsourcesarge(not affected)
hplipsourceetch1.6.10-3etch1DSA-1462-1
hplipsourcelenny1.6.10-4.2+lenny1DTSA-72-1
hplipsource(unstable)1.6.10-4.3medium447341

Notes

[sarge] - hplip <not-affected> (This code was using smtp directly)

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