05 April 2006
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2006.0253 -- [Win] HP Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 Toolbox Running on Microsoft Windows Remote Unauthorized Disclosure of Information 5 April 2006 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: HP Color LaserJet 2500 Toolbox HP Color LaserJet 4600 Toolbox Publisher: Hewlett-Packard Operating System: Windows Impact: Read-only Data Access Access: Remote/Unauthenticated - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN Document ID: c00634759 Version: 1 HPSBPI2109 SSRT061141 rev.1 - HP Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 Toolbox Running on Microsoft Windows Remote Unauthorized Disclosure of Information NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible. Release Date: 2006-04-02 Last Updated: 2006-04-02 Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized disclosure of information Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team VULNERABILITY SUMMARY A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 Toolbox, which may allow an unauthorized remote attacker to read arbitrary files. References: none SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP Color LaserJet 2500 Toolbox on Microsoft Windows HP Color LaserJet 4600 Toolbox on Microsoft Windows BACKGROUND The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Richard Horsman of Sec-1.com for reporting this vulnerability to email@example.com. This potential security vulnerability allows a remote unauthorized malicious user to retrieve arbitrary files from a Microsoft Windows computer when the HP Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 Toolbox is in the default configuration. RESOLUTION HP has made the "HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 Software Update" version 3.1 available to resolve the issue. The software update can be downloaded as follows: For the HP Color LaserJet 2500 1. Browse to http://www.hp.com/go/clj2500_software 2. Select ">>Download Drivers and Software" 3. Under "Select your product" choose the printer model. 4. Under "Select operating system" choose the operating system. 5. Download the "HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 Software Update" version 3.1 6. Follow the download instructions presented on the "HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 Software Update" download page to run the update. For the HP Color LaserJet 4600 1. Browse to http://www.hp.com/go/clj4600_software 2. Under "Select your product" choose the printer model. 3. Under "Select operating system" choose the operating system. 4. Download the "HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 Software Update" version 3.1 5. Follow the download instructions presented on the "HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 Software Update" download page to run the update. After the update has been installed the following file: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ProxyService\Classes\ ProxyService.jar will have the following File Size and Date Modified: File Size: 147,162 bytes Date Modified: 3/29/2006, 3:29PM HISTORY: Version: 1 (rev.1) 2 April 2006 Initial release Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel. Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit information. 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To review previously published Security Bulletins visit: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/secBullArchive.do * The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number in the title: GN = HP General SW, MA = HP Management Agents, MI = Misc. 3rd party SW, MP = HP MPE/iX, NS = HP NonStop Servers, OV = HP OpenVMS, PI = HP Printing & Imaging, ST = HP Storage SW, TL = HP Trusted Linux, TU = HP Tru64 UNIX, UX = HP-UX, VV = HP Virtual Vault System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions. "HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement." (c)Copyright 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. 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