Read More Nasty Windows Printer Driver Vulnerability
Researchers have released technical details on a high-severity privilege-escalation flaw in HP printer drivers (also used by Samsung and Xerox), which impacts hundreds of millions of Windows machines.
If exploited, cyberattackers could bypass security products; install programs; view, change, encrypt or delete data; or create new accounts with more extensive user rights.
The bug (CVE-2021-3438) has lurked in systems for 16 years, researchers at SentinelOne said, but was only uncovered this year. It carries an 8.8 out of 10 rating on the CVSS scale, making it high-severity…
Experts warn of a 16-year-old vulnerability (CVE-2021-3438) in an HP, Xerox, and Samsung printers driver that an attacker could exploit to gain admin rights on systems. Researchers from SentinelOne discovered a 16-year-old security vulnerability in an HP, Xerox, and Samsung printers driver that can allow attackers to gain admin rights on systems running the flawed […]
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