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Canon Wireless Printer Denial Of Service

The HTTP management interface on several models of Canon Wireless printers allows for a Denial of Service (DoS) condition via a crafted HTTP request. Note: if this module is successful, the device can only be recovered with a physical power cycle.

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  • Matt "hostess" Andreko <mandreko [at]>




Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/dos/http/canon_wireless_printer msf auxiliary(canon_wireless_printer) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(canon_wireless_printer) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(canon_wireless_printer) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(canon_wireless_printer) > run