Printer Job Language (PJL) Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 25037


The remote host uses the PJL protocol.


Nessus had detected that the service running on the remote host will answer an HP Printer Job Language (PJL) request, which indicates that it is a printer device running HP JetDirect. By using the PJL protocol, users can submit printing jobs, transfer files to or from the printer, and change configuration settings.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 25037

File Name: pjl_detect.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: remote

Published: 4/14/2007

Updated: 6/1/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Asset Inventory: true

Hardware Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:hp:jetdirect

Required KB Items: Scan/Do_Scan_Printers