Lexmark Security Advisory (RCE)


Level 37
Thread author
Top Poster
Feb 4, 2016
from a security advisory (pdf file):
A vulnerability has been identified in the Postscript interpreter in various Lexmark devices.

A buffer overflow has been identified in Postscript interpreter in various Lexmark devices. The vulnerability can be leveraged by an attacker to execute arbitrary code

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to an attacker being able to remotely execute arbitrary code on a device.

Affected Products
To determine a devices firmware level, select the “Settings”->“Reports”->”Menu Setting Page” menu item from the operator panel. If the firmware level listed under “Device Information” matches any level under
“Affected Releases”, then upgrade to a “Fixed Release”.

source/full article (german online magazine): Sicherheitsupdates: Lexmark-Drucker mit kritischer Schadcode-Lücke
  • Like
Reactions: Gandalf_The_Grey

About us

  • MalwareTips is a community-driven platform providing the latest information and resources on malware and cyber threats. Our team of experienced professionals and passionate volunteers work to keep the internet safe and secure. We provide accurate, up-to-date information and strive to build a strong and supportive community dedicated to cybersecurity.

User Menu

Follow us

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to know first about the latest cybersecurity incidents and malware threats.