HP Printer Firmware Signing Disabled

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote printer doesn't require signing of firmware updates.

Description :

The remote service's firmware doesn't require signing when performing
firmware updates. This can allow an attacker to upload backdoored or
otherwise malicious firmware updates.

Note that the printer may have remote firmware updates (RFU) disabled;
this plugin doesn't actively attempt a firmware upgrade to verify.

See also :


Solution :

Update the printer's firmware.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 58185 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50876

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4161

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