PrintNightmare, Critical Windows Print Spooler Vulnerability

Original release date: June 30, 2021The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released a VulNote for a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Print spooler service, noting: “while Microsoft has released an update for CVE-2021-1675, it is important to realize that this update does not address the public exploits that also identify as CVE-2021-1675.” An attacker can exploit this vulnerability—nicknamed PrintNightmare—to take control of an affected system. CISA encourages administrators to disable the Windows Print spooler service in Domain...