Epson WorkForce Multi-Function Printer Firmware VulnerabilitySat 26 September 2015
Epson WorkForce multi-function printers do not use signed firmware images and allow unauthorized malicious firmware-updates.
Epson multi-function printers support firmware-Updates via USB and HTTP. When using HTTP, the update is initialized with a GET request and the firmware is uploaded via a POST request. No authorization is required. An attacker can exploit this unauthorized mechanism using Cross-Site-Request-Forgery (CSRF). Because the firmware itself is neither encrypted nor digitally signed an attacker can create malicious firmware images including backdoors and other malware.
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