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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2007.0034 -- [Appliance]
HP Jetdirect Running ftp, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
9 May 2007
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Jetdirect running firmware versions x.24.nn and
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact: Denial of Service
CVE Names: CVE-2007-1772
Revision History: May 9 2007: Added CVE Name
January 19 2007: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c00838612
HPSBPI02185 SSRT071290 rev.2 - HP Jetdirect Running ftp, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2007-01-17
Last Updated: 2007-04-25
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential vulnerability has been identified with HP Jetdirect running ftp. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Jetdirect running firmware versions from x.20.nn up to and including x.24.nn
->Note: The resolution below addresses the vulnerability reported in CVE-2007-1772.
The whitepaper 'HP Jetdirect Security Guidelines' has recommendations for securing HP Jetdirect.
The whitepaper is available here: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00746792/c00746792.pdf
This vulnerability can be resolved by upgrading the Jetdirect firmware.
There is also a workaround for this vulnerability by making configuration changes.
Recent Jetdirect products use firmware revision x.25.nn or greater and are not vulnerable. Some older Jetdirect products allow the firmware to be upgraded and others do not.
Instructions for upgrading Jetdirect firmware are available here:
For J4169A 610n - upgrade the firmware to version L.25.nn or greater.
For J6057A 615n - upgrade the firmware to version R.25.nn or greater.
Other older Jetdirect products running versions from x.20.nn up to and including x.24.nn are potentially vulnerable. The firmware for these products cannot be upgraded. The potential vulnerability can be avoided by disabling ftp or using access control lists as discussed in the whitepaper 'HP Jetdirect Security Guidelines' mentioned above.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Version:1 (rev.1) - 17 January 2007 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 25 April 2007 Added reference to CVE-2007-1772
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.
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