Xerox WorkCentre up to 7675 privileges management

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A vulnerability has been found in Xerox WorkCentre up to 7675 (Printing Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 05/15/2009. The weakness was presented 05/15/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2009-1656 since 05/16/2009. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 38790 (Xerox WorkCentre Web Server Unspecified Command Injection (XRX09-002)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context remote.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 34984), X-Force (50558), Secunia (SA35101), SecurityTracker (ID 1022238) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-22051).





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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 38790
Nessus Name: Xerox WorkCentre Web Server Unspecified Command Injection (XRX09-002)
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CVE: CVE-2009-1656 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 34984 - Xerox WorkCentre Webserver Unspecified Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
Secunia: 35101
X-Force: 50558
SecurityTracker: 1022238
Vulnerability Center: 22051 - Xerox WorkCentre and WorkCentre Pro Remote Command Injection Vulnerability, High
OSVDB: 54457 - XEROX WorkCentre Unspecified Arbitrary Command Execution
Vupen: ADV-2009-1328


Created: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM
Updated: 09/04/2019 09:36 AM
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