Lexmark Printer config.html Administrator Authentication Bypass

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72773


The remote printer is potentially affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


The version of the remote Lexmark printer is potentially affected by a security bypass vulnerability. An input validation error exists related to the webpage 'config.html' and the 'vac.255.GENPASSWORD' parameter that could allow an attacker to change the administrator password to a blank string.


Upgrade to the vendor's suggested Lexmark printer firmware version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72773

File Name: lexmark_printer_TE586.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2014/03/03

Modified: 2014/04/22

Dependencies: 46311

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:lexmark:c52x, cpe:/h:lexmark:c53x, cpe:/h:lexmark:c77x, cpe:/h:lexmark:c78x, cpe:/h:lexmark:c920, cpe:/h:lexmark:c935dn, cpe:/h:lexmark:e250, cpe:/h:lexmark:e350, cpe:/h:lexmark:e450, cpe:/h:lexmark:n4000, cpe:/h:lexmark:n4050e, cpe:/h:lexmark:n70xxe, cpe:/h:lexmark:t64x, cpe:/h:lexmark:w840, cpe:/h:lexmark:x642, cpe:/h:lexmark:x644, cpe:/h:lexmark:x646, cpe:/h:lexmark:x64xef, cpe:/h:lexmark:x772e, cpe:/h:lexmark:x85x, cpe:/h:lexmark:x94x

Required KB Items: www/lexmark_printer/model, www/lexmark_printer/base_ver

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6032

BID: 65274

OSVDB: 102751

CERT: 108062