HP printer users warned of critical flaw

Thursday, 6 April 2006, 2:38 AM EST

HP has warned users of its Color LaserJet 2500 and 4600 printers of a flaw that could be exploited by hackers to gain remote admin control over PCs running the devices' control software.

The vulnerability is in the Toolbox element of the software and could allow hackers to read documents sent to the printer, as well as allowing unauthorised access to the PC if it runs Windows.

At vnunet.

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