Security and Reliability Update

Privilege Escalation

Vulnerability Reference

Release Date: 10/21/15

Description: The EPSON Network utility included with some older Epson printers installs a binary with weak permissions, which can allow a low privilege user to escalate their privileges and take control of the system. 

Impact: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to unauthorized control of the system by a low privilege user. Epson is not aware of any reported incidents to date.

CVSS Metrics: Base score = 6.6 

Affected Models:

Epson Artisan 700

Epson Artisan 710

Epson Artisan 725

Epson Artisan 725 Arctic Edition

Epson Artisan 800

Epson Artisan 810

Epson Artisan 835

Epson B-310N

Epson B-500DN

Epson B-510DN

Epson Stylus NX420

Epson Stylus NX510

Epson Stylus NX515

Epson Stylus NX625

Epson Stylus Photo R2000

Epson Stylus Photo R3000

Epson Stylus Pro 11880


Epson Stylus Pro 3800 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 4000 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 4800

Epson Stylus Pro 4880 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 4900 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 7700

Epson Stylus Pro 7800 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 7880 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 7890 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 7900 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 9700

Epson Stylus Pro 9800 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 9880 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 9890 Series

Epson Stylus Pro 9900 Series

Epson Stylus Pro GS6000

Epson Stylus Pro WT7900 Series

Epson WorkForce 310

Epson WorkForce 315

Epson WorkForce 323

Epson WorkForce 325

Epson WorkForce 40

Epson WorkForce 520

Epson WorkForce 60

Epson WorkForce 600

Epson WorkForce 610

Epson WorkForce 615

Epson WorkForce 630

Epson WorkForce 633

Epson WorkForce 635

Epson WorkForce 840



Solution: To ensure the security of your Epson software, please download and install the EPSON Network utility below.

This utility is compatible with Windows 11, Windows 10 32/64-bit, Windows 8.1 32/64-bit, Windows 8 32/64-bit, Windows 7 32/64-bit, Windows Vista 32/64-bit, Windows XP 32/64-bit, Windows 2000

By downloading files from this page, you are agreeing to abide by the terms and conditions of Epson's Software License Agreement.