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HPSBPI02851 SSRT101078 rev.1 - Certain HP LaserJet Pro Printers, Unauthorized Access to Data


Document ID: c03684249

Version: 1

HPSBPI02851 SSRT101078 rev.1 - Certain HP LaserJet Pro Printers, Unauthorized Access to Data
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2013-03-06

Last Updated: 2013-03-06

Potential Security Impact: Unauthorized access to data

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability has been identified with certain HP LaserJet Pro printers. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to gain unauthorized access to data.

References: CVE-2012-5215 (VU#782451, SSRT101078)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

Impacted HP product name
HP product numbers
HP LaserJet Pro P1102w
HP LaserJet Pro P1102w
HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn
HP LaserJet Pro M1212nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1213nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1214nfh MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1216nfh Multifunction Printer
HP LaserJet Pro M1217nfw Multifunction Printer
HP HotSpot LaserJet Pro M1218nfs MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1219nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro CP1025nw
HP LaserJet Pro CP1025nw


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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Base Vector
Base Score

Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

Acknowledgment: The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Christoph von Wittich of Hentschke Bau GmbH for working with CERT to report this vulnerability to


HP has provided updated printer firmware to resolve this issue. Download the firmware updates for impacted printers from

HP LaserJet Pro product name
Firmware version containing the resolution
HP LaserJet Pro P1102w
HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn
HP LaserJet Pro M1212nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1213nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1214nfh MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1216nfh Multifunction Printer
HP LaserJet Pro M1217nfw Multifunction Printer
HP HotSpot LaserJet Pro M1218nfs MFP
HP LaserJet Pro M1219nf MFP
HP LaserJet Pro CP1025nw
Note: To download a firmware update. Browse to and then:
  • Select "Drivers & Software"
  • Enter the HP product name listed in the table above into the search field
  • Click on "Search"
  • If the search returns a list of products click on the appropriate product
  • Under "Select operating system” select your operating system, click Next
  • Under “Select a Download” Select "Firmware"
  • Click Download to obtain the Firmware

Version: 1 (rev.1) - 6 March 2013 Initial release

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