HP LaserJet Printers Printer Job Language directory traversal

hp-laserjet-pjl-directory-traversal (63261) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

HP LaserJet Printers could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted request to the Printer Job Language (PJL) interface containing directory traversal sequences to view arbitrary files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 6.4
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to HPSBPI02575 SSRT090255 rev.1 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • HP Security Bulletin HPSBPI02575 SSRT090255: HP LaserJet MFP Printers, HP Color LaserJet MFP Printers, Certain HP LaserJet Printers, Remote Unauthorized Access to Files.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [08-07-2011]: HP JetDirect PJL Query Execution.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [08-07-2011]: HP JetDirect PJL Interface Universal Path Traversal.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [11-29-2010]: HP LaserJet Directory Traversal in PJL Interface.
  • BID-44876: BPowerHouse Multiple Products Multiple SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
  • BID-44882: HP Multiple LaserJet Printers PJL Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-4107: The default configuration of the PJL Access value in the File System External Access settings on HP LaserJet MFP printers, Color LaserJet MFP printers, and LaserJet 4100, 4200, 4300, 5100, 8150, and 9000 printers enables PJL commands that use the device's filesystem, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a command inside a print job, as demonstrated by a directory traversal attack.
  • OSVDB ID: 69268: HP LaserJet Printers PJL Interface Unspecified Traversal Arbitrary File Access
  • SA42238: HP LaserJet Printers PJL Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024741: HP LaserJet Printer Printer Job Language (PJL) Interface Directory Traversal Flaw Lets Remote Users View Arbitrary Files

Platforms Affected:

  • HP Color Laserjet 6040 Mfp
  • HP LaserJet 4240
  • HP Laserjet 4250n
  • HP LaserJet 4345 MFP
  • HP Laserjet 4350n
  • HP Laserjet 5200n
  • HP LaserJet 9040 MFP
  • HP Laserjet 9040n
  • HP LaserJet 9050 MFP
  • HP Laserjet 9050n
  • HP LaserJet M3027 MFP
  • HP LaserJet M3035 MFP
  • HP LaserJet M5025 MFP

Reported:

Nov 15, 2010

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