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HP warns of critical security flaws in its printers | Digital Trends Spanish

HP reported vulnerabilities rated critical in multiple printer models. LaserJet, Color LaserJet, OfficeJet, PageWide, ScanJet, DeskJet and DesignJet are the US manufacturer’s ranges affected by three security flaws.

“Certain HP print products and digital delivery products may be vulnerable to potential remote code execution and buffer overflow with the use of Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution, or LLMNR,” the statement warned. company On the first of the drawbacks.

Later, he pointed out that there are two other problems that would expose certain devices “to a potential information leak, denial of service or remote code execution,” he reported. Genbeta.

Discovered by Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative team, the vulnerabilities could be corrected with an immediate firmware update, which the company has already made available to users on its official site.

“On some Enterprise and LaserJet Pro printers, the problem can also be mitigated by disabling LLMNR in the network settings,” added the Palo Alto, California-based firm.

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