MS13-050: Vulnerability in Windows Print Spooler Components Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2839894)

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The remote Windows host is potentially affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is potentially affected by a vulnerability that could allow elevation of privilege when an authenticated attacker deletes a printer connection. An attacker who is able to successfully exploit the vulnerability could run arbitrary code on a user's system with system privileges. In order to exploit this issue, an attacker must have valid login credentials.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, and 2012.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66866

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-050.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/11/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1339

BID: 60407

MSFT: MS13-050

MSKB: 2839894

IAVA: 2013-A-0120