NEC MultiWriter 1700C web server authentication bypass vulnerability


Certain NEC printers have build-in web servers. They contain a vulnerability, where unauthorized users could change the system configuration.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 3.3 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

NEC Corporation
  • NEC MultiWriter 1700C (model number: PR-L1700C)
  • Network Expansion Card PR-L1700C-MC


A remote attacker could change the system configuration of the printer's built-in web server.

Vendor Information

NEC Corporation
  • NEC Security Information : NV06-006 (Japanese)
CWE (What is CWE?)

CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2006-6946

  1. JVN : JVN#63999575
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2006-6946
Revision History

  • [2008/05/21]
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