MS09-022: Vulnerabilities in Windows Print Spooler Could Allow Remote Code Execution (961501)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39344
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the Spooler service.
DescriptionThe version of the Print Spooler service on the remote Windows host is affected by one or more of the following vulnerabilities :
- A buffer overflow vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. (CVE-2009-0228)
- Using a specially crafted separator page, a local user can read or print any file on the affected system.
- Using a specially crafted RPC message, a user who has the 'Manage Printer' privilege can have the spooler load an arbitrary DLL and thereby execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges. (CVE-2009-0230)
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista and 2008.