Many HP Inkjet Printers Require Important Firmware Security Update
If you have an HP Printer, you should visit this page to find out if your printer requires an update. Many HP printer models are listed on that page.
Here’s what HP has to say… this was dated August 1, 2018 and just came to our attention today.
Important Print Security Update HP was recently made aware of a vulnerability in certain inkjet printers by a third-party researcher. HP has updates available for download to address the vulnerability. Details and more information are available in the Security Bulletin…
Two security vulnerabilities have been identified with certain HP Inkjet printers. A maliciously crafted file sent to an affected device can cause a stack or static buffer overflow, which could allow remote code execution.
If you have an HP Inkjet printer, we advise you to visit this HP page and see if your printer is listed. If it is listed, look for the “Resolution” section on that page (shown below) as it contains a link to the drivers page where you can download firmware update for your printer and instructions on how to update the printer firmware.
HP has provided firmware updates for impacted printers as set forth in the table below. To obtain the updated firmware, go to the HP Software and Drivers page for your product and find the firmware update from the list of available software. For guidance on how to update your product firmware, go to the Upgrading Printer Firmware page and follow the instructions provided.