Ubuntu Security Notice USN-530-1
12th October, 2007
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 7.04
- Ubuntu 6.10
It was discovered that the hpssd tool of hplip did not correctly handle
shell meta-characters. A local attacker could exploit this to execute
arbitrary commands as the hplip user.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the