USN-1956-1: HPLIP vulnerability
18 September 2013
HPLIP could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.
- hplip - HP Linux Printing and Imaging System (HPLIP)
It was discovered that HPLIP was using polkit in an unsafe manner. A local
attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass intended polkit
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.