HP LaserJet Web Server Unspecified Admin Component Traversal Arbitrary File Access

High Nessus Plugin ID 36129

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote web server is affected by a directory traversal vulnerability.


The remote web server is an embedded web server for an HP LaserJet printer. The version of the firmware reported by the printer is reportedly affected by a directory traversal vulnerability. Because the printer caches printed files, an attacker could exploit this in order to gain access to sensitive information.


Upgrade the firmware according to the vendor's advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36129

File Name: hp_laserjet_directory_traversal.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2009/04/10

Updated: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 36128

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:hp:laserjet

Required KB Items: www/hp_laserjet/pname, www/hp_laserjet/fw

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4419

BID: 33611

IAVT: 2009-T-0010

CWE: 22