Thursday, November 29, 2012

Security Alert: Patch Your Samsung Printers

Samsung printers contain a hardcoded backdoor account that could allow remote network access exploitation and device control via SNMP. (Yes, your print job may be stolen before the paper hits the tray.) Details of the exploit have been published... Samsung has stated that models released after October 31, 2012 are not affected by this vulnerability. Samsung has also indicated that they will be releasing a patch tool later this year to address vulnerable devices. (more)