Windows Print Spooler Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Published 2022-02-09 17:15:10
Updated 2023-06-29 05:15:13
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

CVE-2022-22718 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Microsoft Windows Print Spooler Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Microsoft Windows Print Spooler contains an unspecified vulnerability which allow for privilege escalation.
Added on 2022-04-19 Action due date 2022-05-10

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-22718

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.34%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 71 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-22718

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
Microsoft Corporation

CWE ids for CVE-2022-22718

  • The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-22718

Products affected by CVE-2022-22718

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