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MDKA-2005:046: drakxtools Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the drakxtools package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKA-2005:046 (drakxtools).
A new version of the HPLIP driver suite is now available. This new
version introduces support for parallel printers and multi-function
now USB, parallel, and network (TCP/Socket) devices are now
fully supported, as well as the devices that the former HPOJ suite
handled. The new HPLIP suite is now available for Mandrivalinux 2006.
As a result, a new printerdrake is also available that installs HPLIP
rather than HPOJ on all parallel HP printers and multi-function
devices. Other fixes related to HPLIP are also included in the new
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2005:046
Threat Level: High
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