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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION- SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c00634759

Version: 2

HPSBPI2109 SSRT061141 rev.2 - HP Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 Toolbox Running on Microsoft Windows Remote Unauthorized Disclosure of Information

Notice:: The information in this security bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release date : 02-Apr-2006

Last updated : 21-May-2018

Potential Security Impact:
Remote unauthorized disclosure of information

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 Toolbox, which may allow an unauthorized remote attacker to read arbitrary files.
Reference Number
none
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Color LaserJet 2500 Toolbox on Microsoft Windows
HP Color LaserJet 4600 Toolbox on Microsoft Windows
BACKGROUND
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Richard Horsman of Sec-1.com for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hp.com.
This potential security vulnerability allows a remote unauthorized malicious user to retrieve arbitrary files from a Microsoft Windows computer when the HP Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 Toolbox is in the default configuration.
RESOLUTION
HP has provided firmware update, HP Color LaserJet 2500/4600 software update version 3.1, or later to resolve this vulnerability. To obtain the updated firmware, go to the HP Software and Drivers page for your product and download the latest firmware update package from the list of available software.
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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, visit http://www.hp.com/go/contacthp to learn about your HP support options.
Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send email to: hp-security-alert@hp.com.
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Security Bulletin Archive: To view released Security Bulletins, search the HP Support Site for "security bulletin".
Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.
PI
HP Printing and Imaging
HF
HP Hardware and Firmware
GN
HP General Software
It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit information.
To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an e-mail message as follows:
Subject: get key
System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin.HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action.HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin.To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."
REVISION HISTORY : Version: 1 (rev.1) 2 April 2006 Initial releas; Version: 2 (rev.2) 26 July 2017 Changed download process. Added boilerplate reuse c05565415

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