Update: Notice on potential impact of Apache Log4j vulnerability towards Ricoh products and services

15 Dec 2021

Last updated: December 17, 2021
First published: December 15, 2021


Ricoh understands the importance of security and is committed to managing its products and services with the most advanced security technologies possible for its customers worldwide.

Ricoh is aware of the reported Apache Log4j remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228). Apache Log4j is an open-source logging JAVA-based library offered by Apache Software Foundation. Ricoh is currently investigating if any Ricoh products and services may be potentially impacted by this vulnerability. Servers operating with Apache Log4j are potentially threatened, allowing a third party to remotely access the server and execute remote code by sending modified data to exploit this vulnerability. 

Ricoh confirmed the following products and services that it develops, manufactures, and offers are not impacted by this vulnerability. Ricoh products and services not listed are under ongoing investigation.

Office Products Multifunction Printers/Copiers Black & White MFP
Color MFP
Wide Format MFP
Printers Black & White Laser printers
Color Laser Printers
GelJet Printers
Handy Printers
Printer based MFP
Digital Duplicators
Video Conferencing
Interactive Whiteboards
Remote Communication Gates Remote Communication Gate A2
Remote Communication Gate A
Remote Communication Gate Type N/L/BN1/BM1
Software & Solutions @Remote Connector NX
Card Authentication Package Series
Device Manager NX Accounting
Device Manager NX Enterprise
Device Manager NX Lite
Device Manager NX Pro
Enhanced Locked Print Series
ESA TransFormer Server v4.x
EZ Charger Suite Serverless
EZ Charger Suite Server
GlobalScan NX
Printer Driver Packager NX
RICOH Smart Integration (RSI) Platform and its applications
RICOH Print Management Cloud
RICOH Streamline NX V2
RICOH Streamline NX V3
Commercial & Industrial Printing
Garment Printers

Production Printers were listed as not being impacted as of December 16, however, investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as they are available.

Ricoh is committed to supporting customers across the globe, enabling them to operate Ricoh products equipped with the latest security settings. Additional updates on impacted Ricoh products and services and related countermeasures will be provided promptly on this page as they become available.