DescriptionThe check_permission_v1 function in base/ in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) through 3.13.9 does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a polkit authority, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs723716
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hplip (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)3.10.6-2+squeeze2fixed
wheezy (security), wheezy3.12.6-3.1+deb7u1fixed
stretch, sid, jessie3.14.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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