MS10-061: Vulnerability in Print Spooler Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2347290) (EMERALDTHREAD)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of the Print Spooler service on the remote Windows host is
affected by a service impersonation vulnerability that allows an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a
Windows XP system to escalate privileges on all other supported
Windows systems.

EMERALDTHREAD is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and
exploits disclosed on 2017/04/14 by a group known as the Shadow

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 49219 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43073

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2729

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