September 12th, 2005, 12:33 AM
Hacking Network Printers-Mostly HP JetDirects, but a little info on the Ricoh Savins
Hacking Network Printers
(Mostly HP JetDirects, but a little info on the Ricoh Savins)
Here is my little article on how network printers like JetDirects and Ricoh Savins can be hacked. I've attached it as a PDF since it has too many graphics to make posting it with the forum software practical.
The web version can be found at:
I plan to do updates as needed, so please give me some feed back. My last few posts havenít got many replies, Iíd like to hear from you all. Here is the table of contents to give you an idea about the subject matter:
Intro to the concepts
JetDirect password notes
Controlling the JetDirect box with telnet/web browser
Controlling the finding JetDirect boxes with JetAdmin
Finding Network printers using Nmap and SNMP tools
Using a JetDirect box as an Nmap Idlescan Zombie
Setting up a direct IP printer in Windows and Linux
Side note on a Pharos Uniprint vulnerability
DoSing the network or the printer
Changing the LCD display text using HPhack, IGhphack or Hijetter
Phenoelit's Hijetter and PFT
Setting the LCD Display with Hijetter
Changing settings with Hijetter
Using Hijetter to treat some JetDirect boxes as files/web servers
Finding stored faxes and print jobs on Jetdirect printers
Don't forget to look for Stored Documents via the web interface
Sniffing print jobs and replaying them
A note on Plain-text authentication protocols
Links to Tools
Useful links for further research
September 12th, 2005, 04:56 AM
nice. i am very tempted to try some of this tommorow.
September 12th, 2005, 05:20 AM
I don't have time to read the whole thing now, but a copy will take residence on my thumb drive so I can read it whenever I have some free time. I heard about people hacking printers with JetDirect, and I've always wanted to try it out myself.
September 14th, 2005, 02:38 AM
I added a new section:
Coding your own scripts with Perl and PJL
September 14th, 2005, 11:06 AM
good post and very informative. Makes me think about all those hp printers on our network ..... Hmmmmm.
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