We covered a scenario of gaining access to a windows server machine with vulnerable printer software. We gained the first shell by exploiting a weakness in the SMB protocol to obtain net-ntlmv2 hash by which we were able to login via Evil-Winrm. We performed windows privilege escalation by identifying the printer and its driver model which turned out to be vulnerable to CVE-2019-19363. We demonstrated another path to achieve root via the print nightmare exploit (CVE-2021-1675 ). This was part of Intro to printer exploitation track, Hackthebox Driver.

Get OSCP Certificate Notes

Video Walkthrough

About the Author

I create cybersecurity notes, digital marketing notes and online courses. I also provide digital marketing consulting including but not limited to SEO, Google & Meta ads and CRM administration.

View Articles