printnightmare vulnerability research paper
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PrintNightmare Vulnerability [CVE 2021-1675 & CVE-2021-34527]

This document illustrates the exploitation of the vulnerability found in the Windows spooler service. Originally thought to be a local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler, identified as CVE-2021-1675 and patched during Microsoft's June Patch.

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