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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Xerox DocuCentre / WorkCentre Postscript Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks model number / software version of Xerox DocuCentre and WorkCentre devices

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is prone to a directory traversal attack.

Description :

According to its model number and software versions, the remote host
is a Xerox Document Centre or WorkCentre device in which the
PostScript interpreter may permit unauthorized access to the underlying
directory structure. Using a specially crafted PostScript file, an
attacker can exploit this flaw and gain access to sensitive files on
the affected device, including its encrypted password file.

See also :

http://www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/CERT_Xerox_Security_XRX05_001.pdf
http://www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/CERT_Xerox_Security_XRX04-10.pdf
http://www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/CERT_Xerox_Security_XRX04-05.pdf
http://www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/CERT_Xerox_Security_XRX04-03.pdf

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patches as described in the Xerox security
bulletins.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12335

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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