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Potential security vulnerabilities in some of Ricoh’s printers and Multifunction Printers (MFPs)

August 23, 2019
Amended on August 27, 2019
Ricoh Company, Limited.

Ricoh understands the importance of security and is committed to managing its products and services with the most advance security technologies possible for the customers around the world.
Ricoh has provided new firmware updates to address the newly identified vulnerabilities.
*Firmware version amended on August 27.

Model Name Note
SP C250SF
SP C252SF
Vulnerabilities CVE-2019-14300, 14305, 14307 & 14308 are all corrected by installing firmware ver.1.13, released in August 2019.
SP C250DN
SP C252DN
Vulnerabilities CVE-2019-14300, 14305, 14307 & 14308 are all corrected by installing firmware ver.1.07, released in August 2019.

To minimize potential security risks, Ricoh asks that customers follow the below practices.

  1. When the device is connected to a network, make sure that the network is protected, for instance, by a firewall.
  2. Install the device in a secure network where users are restricted.
  3. To protect the device from fraudulent operation by malicious persons, make sure to set up and periodically change passwords for the administrator and supervisor.
    Complex passwords more than 8 characters are recommended.
  4. Install the device in an environment under appropriate physical security to prevent unauthorized access.

For further details on best practices for securely setting up your printer or MFP, please visit here.

We constantly evaluate all our products, especially when new vulnerabilities are identified, and we will continue to update this list should any models manufactured since January 2014 be affected.


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