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Security Alert: Print spooler vulnerability - PrintNightmare

Date:
2021-08-18 10:23:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
A critical zero-day vulnerability has just been announced in the Microsoft print spooler service and exploits are available in the wild. Print spooler services should be turned off, especially on domain controllers, until a patch is available.
Current Status:
Final update (Sept 19, 2021):
Microsoft released new patches to completely mitigate the effects of this vulnerability. Please up your devices with the latest Windows updates.

For full details visit Microsoft's "Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability":
https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-36958
Services Affected:
Printing
Servers
Full Description:
This is a repost of the previous security alert incorrectly closed-- please review that alert for all earlier status messages, at: https://itservicealerts.hosting.cornell.edu/view/6393

A critical zero-day vulnerability has just been announced in the Microsoft print spooler service and exploits are available in the wild. Print spooler services should be turned off, especially on domain controllers, until a patch is available.
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