Yesterday, Microsoft Fixed a major vulnerability in multiple Windows versions is called “Printing Nightmare” Use it to allow attackers to remotely execute malicious code through the Windows Print Spooler service. The update to patch this vulnerability is called KB5004945, and if your Windows 10 PC or device is connected to a printer, you should install it as soon as possible.
More specifically, this vulnerability can run code with system permissions, effectively allowing an attacker to gain full access to your PC. This includes deleting files, installing applications, and creating accounts with full user rights.
The vulnerability not only affects Windows 10, but also Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2019 and even Windows 7. In fact, Microsoft even intends to provide patches for Windows 7, believing that the operating system is no longer supported.
To get KB5004945, all you need to do is to check for Windows updates, and you should receive the cumulative patch immediately.If you need to download the patch manually, you can download it from Microsoft update catalog.