HP LaserJet Printer Unauthenticated Access

High Nessus Plugin ID 10172


The remote printer has no password set.


The remote printer has no password set. This allows anyone to change its IP or potentially to intercept print jobs sent to it.


Telnet to this printer and set a password.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 10172

File Name: passwordless_hp_printer.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.28 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 1999/06/22

Modified: 2015/09/18

Dependencies: 10281

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:TF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1997/10/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-1061

OSVDB: 132