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These ancient HP printer security flaws are still exposing 150 models to attack – TechRadar


In a quest to hone their skills by analyzing a HP multifunction printer (MFP), cybersecurity researchers have encountered a couple of bugs that can be exploited to gain remote code execution rights.

According to the researchers, the vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2021-39237 and CVE-2021-39238, exist in the unit’s communications board and font parser. Worryingly, they date back to at least 2013, and affect a large number of printers in HP’s stable.



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