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Category:   Device (Printer)  >   Xerox WorkCentre Vendors:   Xerox
Xerox WorkCentre Input Validation Flaw in 'hostname' Parameter Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016981
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016981
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5290   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 5 2006
Original Entry Date:  Oct 5 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): SMP1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Xerox WorkCentre and WorkCentre Pro. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The web user interface does not properly validate the user-supplied hostname parameter. A remote user can send specially crafted data to bypass authentication and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The vulnerability resides in the ESS/ Network Controller and MicroServer Web Server.

WorkCentre models 232, 238, 245, 255, 265, and 275 are affected. WorkCentre Pro models 232, 238, 245, 255, 265, and 275 are affected.

The WorkCentre 7655 and 7665 series products are not affected.

The vendor credits Brendan O'Connor with reporting similar vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (patch P29), available at:

http://xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/cert_P29_WC2xx-Only_HTTP.zip

Vendor URL:  www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/cert_XRX06_005.pdf (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

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Dec 5 2006 (Additional Models Are Affected) Xerox WorkCentre Input Validation Flaw in 'hostname' Parameter Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Additional models are affected.



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