Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – 2021/Summer

Background It is time to take a quick look at the recently disclosed security vulnerabilities that affect the Microsoft Print Spooler Service.   Vulnerabilities Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability CVE-2021-1675 Vulnerability Type:- Privilege Escalation Released:- Jun 8, 2021 Last updated:- Jul 2, 2021 https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/en-US/vulnerability/CVE-2021-1675 Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability CVE-2021-34527 Vulnerability … Continue reading Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – 2021/Summer

Win OS – Is TPM Chip Installed?

Background These days, there are various reasons for you to know the hardware components installed on your computer. TPM Chip For instance, to be security conscious, you might want to know whether a TPM chip is installed. And, if a TPM Chip installed, its version compatibility. Win OS Our OS version is MS Windows 10. … Continue reading Win OS – Is TPM Chip Installed?

WMI – Client – PowerShell & Linux

Background Will like to provide a sample working code for invoking wmic from a Linux box. Our scripting code will be Powershell.   Code Outline Command Line Arguments Targeted hostname using -hostname <target> wmic authentication file using -fileAuthentication <filename> Invoke-Expression Invoke Script using Invoke-Expression Capture Output Parse Captured Output using Operating System ( OS ) … Continue reading WMI – Client – PowerShell & Linux

WMI – Client – Usage on Linux/CentOS – Using An Authentication File

Background Still on WMIC on Linux, let us transition away from providing the user credentials on the command line. We will provide the credentials in a file, secure the file, and specify the file when we invoke the wmic utility.   Outline Active Directory Provision Account Target Computer Computer Management Grant Account permission to Targeted … Continue reading WMI – Client – Usage on Linux/CentOS – Using An Authentication File

WMI – Client – Usage on Linux/CentOS

Background Let us quickly try out some of the options for using wmic application on a Linux host.   Usage Outline Options Review Options Text   Options Here are some of the options:- Option Short Name Option Long Name Meaning Explanation Sample -d --debuglevel Debug Level Set Debug Level 1 2 3 -s --configfile Configuration … Continue reading WMI – Client – Usage on Linux/CentOS

WMI – Client – Installation on Linux/CentOS

Background Recently I was playing around with WMI on an MS Windows machine. I wanted to try the same sample queries from a Linux machine.   Installation Outline RPM Identify RPM Source Download RPM Install RPM Validate wmic RPM Identify RPM Source Here are some sources that avail WMI Clients for Linux:- Organization CentOS Version … Continue reading WMI – Client – Installation on Linux/CentOS