File Printer Server Security


Hardcoded Password Enables Remote Attacks on Samsung Printers

Password woes apparently aren’t limited to endpoints. US-CERT issued an advisory Tuesday warning users of Samsung printers, including some Dell printers manufactured by Samsung, that a hardcoded password could enable remote code execution.“Samsung printers contain a hardcoded SNMP full read-write community string that remains active even when SNMP is disabled in the printer management utility,” the CERT advisory said.

Samba Vulnerability Open to Root Directory

A vulnerability in the creation of symbolic links (symlinks) in the free Samba file and printer server can be exploited to attain access to files outside of predefined paths and to the root directory. Read the full article. [The H Security]

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