Canon PIXMA MX722 Information Disclosure

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8179
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A networked Canon PIXMA printer was detected with insecure settings.


The Canon PIXMA is prone to information disclosure due to its unencrypted traffic when responding to a request from a web client. Furthermore, no authentication was detected to process this request (i.e., the admin password was not set). Any unauthenticated user on the same network would be able to sniff the network settings, including the wifi password if used.


The vendor has not issued any updates, but this vulnerability may be somewhat mitigated by setting the admin password on the Canon printer device.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8179

Family: IoT

Published: 3/31/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:U/RC:ND


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/28/2014

Reference Information

BID: 66527