Bug 894283 (CVE-2012-6108) - CVE-2012-6108 hplip: default permissions for /var/log/hp are too open
Summary: CVE-2012-6108 hplip: default permissions for /var/log/hp are too open
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2012-6108
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-01-11 10:03 UTC by Petr Sklenar
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-01-21 03:57:47 UTC


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Comment 9 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-21 03:55:07 UTC
It was found that /var/log/hp and /var/log/hp/tmp are both world-writeable in hplip 3.12.x. This flaw could be used to delete log files from the /var/log/hp directory. 

This flaw has been assigned CVE-2012-6108.

External Reference:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/hplip/+bug/1016507/comments/1

Comment 10 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-21 03:57:10 UTC
Statement:

Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of hplip and hplip3 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This issue does not affect the version of hplip as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Comment 11 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-21 03:57:47 UTC
This issue does not affect the version of hplip as shipped with Fedora 16, Fedora 17 and Fedora 18.


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