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RSS FeedsWindows Print Spooler vulnerability lets attackers gain elevated privileges
(Windows Phone Central)

 
 

19 july 2021 17:52:46

 
Windows Print Spooler vulnerability lets attackers gain elevated privileges
(Windows Phone Central)
 


Attackers that take advantage of a Windows Print Spooler vulnerability can gain SYSTEM privileges and run commands on PCs. What you need to know Another Windows Print Spooler vulnerability has been discovered. The vulnerability uses the `Queue-Specific Files` feature that allows attackers to gain SYSTEM privileges through remote printer servers. Attacks utilizing the vulnerability use DLL files to execute commands on systems. Windows Print Spooler security issues continue. The saga already includes a discovered exploit that was accidentally shared, an emergency patch from Microsoft, and some printers failing to work after being updated. Now, a security expert has discovered another issue with Windows Print Spooler. The new zero day vulnerability in Windows Print Spooler allows attackers to gain administrative privileges through the `Queue-Specific Files` feature, as reported by BleepingComputer. Security researcher Benjamin Delpy shared a video taking advantage of the vulnerab...


 
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