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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBPI02892 rev.1 - Certain HP FutureSmart MFP, Weak PDF
Encryption, Local Disclosure of Information
4 October 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP FutureSmart LaserJet
Operating System: Printer
Impact/Access: Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified
Access Confidential Data -- Console/Physical
CVE Names: CVE-2013-4829 CVE-2013-4828
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c03888014
HPSBPI02892 rev.1 - Certain HP FutureSmart MFP, Weak PDF Encryption, Local
Disclosure of Information
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2013-10-03
Last Updated: 2013-10-03
Potential Security Impact: Weak PDF encryption and local disclosure of
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with certain HP
FutureSmart LaserJet printers. The vulnerabilities might lead to weak
encryption of PDF documents or local disclosure of scanned information.
References: CVE-2013-4828 (SSRT101249)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Please refer to the RESOLUTION
below for the list of impacted HP FutureSmart products.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2013-4828 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2013-4829 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) 1.5
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided updated printer firmware to resolve this issue, as referenced
in the following table. Download the firmware updates for impacted printers
from www.hp.com/go/support Model Number
Firmware containing fix
HP Color LaserJet M775dn MFP
HP Color LaserJet M775f MFP
HP Color LaserJet M775z MFP
HP Color LaserJet M775z+ MFP
HP LaserJet MFP M725dn
HP LaserJet MFP M725f
HP LaserJet MFP M725z+
HP LaserJet MFP M725z
HP LaserJet Enterprise color flow MFP M575c
HP Color LaserJet MFP M575dn
HP Color LaserJet MFP M575f
HP LaserJet flow MFP M525c
HP LaserJet MFP M525f
HP LaserJet MFP M525dn
HP LaserJet M4555 MFP
HP LaserJet M4555h MFP
HP LaserJet M4555f MFP
HP LaserJet M4555fskm MFP
HP Color LaserJet CM4540 MFP
HP Color LaserJet CM4540f MFP
HP Color LaserJet CM4540fskm MFP
ScanJet Enterprise 8500fn1
Note: To download a firmware update. Browse to www.hp.com/go/support and
Select "Drivers & Software"
Enter the HP product name listed in the table above into the search field
Click on "Search"
If the search returns a list of products click on the appropriate product
Under "Select operating system select your operating system, click "Next"
Under Select a Download Select "Firmware"
Click "Download" to obtain the Firmware
Version:1 (rev.1) - 3 October 2013 Initial release
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be
installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in
accordance with the customer's patch management policy.
Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security
Bulletin, contact normal HP Services support channel. For other issues about
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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in
the title by the two characters following HPSB.
3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
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herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and
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trademarks of their respective owners.
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