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Category:   Device (Printer)  >   imageRUNNER Printers Vendors:   Canon
Canon imageRUNNER Printers Can Be Crashed By Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1002360
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 8 2001
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): imageRUNNER 330, possibly others
Description:   A denial of service vulnerability was reported in Canon's imageRUNNER 330 that allows remote users to crash the printer by port scanning it.

A remote user can conduct a port scan of higher numbered ports (e.g., 30000-59000) to cause the printer to crash. The printer must be unplugged and/or rebooted to return to normal operation.

Impact:   A remote user can crash the printer, requiring it to be unplugged or rebooted to return to normal operation.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  Canon Image Runner service DoS

"Kutzler, Paul" wrote:
> sure..... i was using the lan guard port scanner..... scanning for a port to
> send direct printing to and when I scanned up that high it would just freeze
> up......
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blue Boar []
> Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 3:03 PM
> To: Kutzler, Paul
> Subject: Re:
> yes... can I re-send that to the list?
>                                 BB
> "Kutzler, Paul" wrote:
> >
> > if you are taking crash reports..... when you scan the image runner 330 by
> > Canon on the upper ports around 30000-59000 you crash the printer and it
> > must be unplugged and/or rebooted.....
> >
> > Paul E. Kutzler II
> > UNIX Systems Administrator
> > Arrow International, Inc
> > Corporate Offices
> > 2400 Bernville Road, Reading, PA  19605
> > Voice:  610 - 378 - 0131, ext.3458
> > Fax:  610 - 374 - 5360


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