Microsoft Windows Print Spooler Information Disclosure Vulnerability

By GIXnews

A vulnerability in the Print Spooler component of Microsoft Windows could allow a local user to access sensitive information on a targeted system.

The vulnerability is due to improper memory operations that are performed by the affected software when handling user-supplied input. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by accessing the system and executing an application that submits malicious input to the affected software. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to access sensitive information, which could be used to launch additional attacks.

Microsoft confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2019-0759

Source:: Cisco Multivendor Vulnerability Alerts