August 2, 2021

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There are new unpatched bugs in Windows Print Spooler

Security researchers have unearthed new elevation of privilege (EoP) bugs in Windows Print Spooler, one of the oldest Windows components. Scarce details have been shared about the first one (CVE-2021-34481), aside from the note that it “exists when the Windows Print Spooler service improperly performs privileged file operations,” and can be exploited by an attacker to elevate privilege to SYSTEM level (then run arbitrary code with those privileges). The other (currently without a CVE) is … More

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