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    New vulnerabilities in HP printers require firmware updates to be applied.

    It is time to update the firmware on all HP printers.

    Researchers at Columbia University have recently disclosed some new security vulnerabilities in HP printers.

    Demonstrating several attacks on the vulnerabilities at the 28th Chaos Communication Congress, Ang Cui was able to successfully install a modified firmware on an HP printer and use the compromised printer to launch attacks on other computers, as well as other attacks.

    In response to the disclosure, HP has released new printer firmwares and issued a Security Bulletin. There you can find instructions on