CVE-2013-4325

NameCVE-2013-4325
DescriptionThe check_permission_v1 function in base/pkit.py 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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2829-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs723716

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hplip (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy3.12.6-3.1+deb7u1fixed
jessie3.14.6-1fixed
stretch3.16.10+repack0-1fixed
sid3.16.11+repack0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hplipsource(unstable)3.13.9-1medium723716
hplipsourcesqueeze3.10.6-2+squeeze2mediumDSA-2829-1
hplipsourcewheezy3.12.6-3.1+deb7u1mediumDSA-2829-1

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