HP Photosmart Mac OS X Print Driver Weak File Permissions Vulnerability

The HP Photosmart line of printers are designed to allow easy and efficient printing of digital photographs. An issue has been reported in some versions of the Mac OS X driver for these printers.

The Mac OS X driver for the Photosmart printer includes the world writable binary file hp_imaging_connectivity. As it is world writable, any local user may replace it with a trojaned copy or a symbolic link to another file.


 

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