Home > Industry > Microsoft Fixes Critical PrintNightmare Bug

Microsoft Fixes Critical PrintNightmare Bug

Microsoft has released a fix for a critical vulnerability dubbed PrintNightmare.

It impacts the Windows Print Spooler service, the queuing software that manages printing in an office, and improperly performs privileged file operations.

Microsoft explains: “An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code with system privileges.

“An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.”

The company has released patches for as far back as Windows 7.

“We recommend that you install these updates immediately,” Microsoft stresses.



You may also like
CrowdStrike Shares Continue To Plunge After Causing Worldwide Tech Outages
‘Woke’ Management Dumped At Microsoft
Wiz
The Wizkids at Wiz Strike Again, With A Potential Deal Worth $US23bn
Microsoft To Raise Xbox Game Pass Prices
Microsoft Tells Employees To Drop Android And Use iPhones