HP JetDirect Device SNMP Request Cleartext Admin Credential Disclosure

High Nessus Plugin ID 11317

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VPR Score: 6.6


The administrative password of the remote HP JetDirect printer can be obtained using SNMP.


It is possible to obtain the password of the remote HP JetDirect web server by sending SNMP requests.

An attacker may use this information to gain administrative access to the remote printer.


Disable the SNMP service on the remote host if you do not use it, or filter incoming UDP packets going to this port.


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11317

File Name: snmp_hpJetDirectEWS.nasl

Version: 1.31

Type: remote

Family: SNMP

Published: 2003/03/04

Updated: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 10800

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.6

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SNMP/OID, SNMP/community

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2002/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1048

BID: 5331, 7001