This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the
Windows Print Spooler service due to improper validation
of print drivers while installing a printer from network
servers. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit
this vulnerability, via a man-in-the-middle attack on a
workstation or print server or via a rogue print server,
to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current
- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the
Windows Print Spooler service due to improperly allowing
arbitrary writing to the file system. An attacker can
exploit this issue, via a specially crafted script or
application, to execute arbitrary code with elevated
system privileges. (CVE-2016-3239)
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true