Critical Bugs in Canon Small Office Printers Allow Code Execution, DDoS

In a significant disclosure, Canon’s small office printers were found to possess critical bugs that could potentially lead to code execution and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. These serious vulnerabilities, revealed in the renowned annual hacking competition Pwn2Own last summer, had been remaining unpatched for several months. The widespread printers of the renowned imaging and optical product manufacturer, Canon, were thus exposed to significant security risks. Fortunately, these vulnerabilities have now been addressed and fixed, enhancing the security posture of these common office utilities.

Published: Tue, 06 Feb 2024 22:41:20 GMT