MS05-043: Vulnerability in Print Spooler Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896423)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
Spooler service.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Print Spooler service that is
vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow an attacker to execute
code on the remote host or crash the spooler service.

An attacker can execute code on the remote host with a NULL session
against :

- Windows 2000

An attacker can crash the remote service with a NULL session against :

- Windows 2000
- Windows XP SP1

An attacker needs valid credentials to crash the service against :

- Windows 2003
- Windows XP SP2

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 19406 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14514

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1984

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