Canon releases new security firmware updates for more cameras

Canon Rumors Guy

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Canon has added security firmware updates for the following 11 cameras.

Canon EOS 6D
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 80D
Canon EOS M50
Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
PowerShot SX70 HS
PowerShot SX740 HS

What is the security update for?
An international team of security researchers has drawn our attention to a vulnerability related to communications via the Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP), which is used by Canon digital cameras, as well as a vulnerability related to firmware updates.
Visit Canon USA and update your cameras
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Chaitanya

EOS 6D MK II
Jun 27, 2013
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Good to see Canon addressing the issue. PTP is a standard protocol many other cameras across multiple brands are using it I just hope all camera makers provide updates to their respective products.
 

PFloyd

EOS 80D
Aug 20, 2019
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FYI - The 80D is listed in this post as one of the cameras with newly-released firmware, but the latest 80D firmware shown on the Canon website is v1.03 dated August 6th, and I've had firmware v1.03 installed on my 80D since it was released back in August.
 
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Kit.

EOS 6D MK II
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I think it's only relevant for 7D MkII when you use a WiFi adapter in the SD card slot. Do you?
 

Kit.

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Apr 25, 2011
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Apparently the security problem can also arise if you connect the camera via a cable to a PC.
Apparently, Canon only issues the firmware update for cameras with WiFi/Ethernet capabilities (either built-in or available as an add-on hardware).

A cable (USB) connection to an infected PC is probably considered a risk not mitigated by these updates.
 

ronaldbyram

Photographing the Adventure
Nov 5, 2012
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went there and i

t tells me of 1.1.3 but the dowload goes into a loop and takes me back to firmware page. can not download. anyone else get the update for the 7D MK II?
I tried again this saturday moring and no luck. I called Canon support and they hasve same issue. Tech is opening a problem ticket for Monday resolve.
 

herion

Seven stars, seven stones and one white tree
Jul 30, 2018
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V1.13 for the 70D was on the Canon Canada site - the US site still seems to be missing the updates.
 

magarity

EOS 80D
Feb 14, 2017
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How bizarre that the firmware download selector insists you pick a PC operating system to download camera firmware. Dear Canon, the firmware on the camera is independent of the user's computer. Perhaps you were thinking of some utility software for PC vs using the camera's built in ability?