Publication Date: 2021 July 2
Update Date: 2021 July 12
Philips is currently monitoring developments and updates related to the recent Microsoft alert, providing guidance for a Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2021-34527). We are aware of a public report, known as “PrintNightmare”. The vulnerability impacts computers running the Print Spooler service on Windows client and server versions starting with Windows 7 and higher.
According to Microsoft, the vulnerability can be exploited as an authenticated user calling RpcAddPrinterDriverEx(). An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
As part of the company’s product security policy and protocols, Philips’ teams are evaluating Philips’ products and solutions utilizing Microsoft Operating Systems for potential impacts from this reported vulnerability and validating actions. Philips is also monitoring for OS updates related to this vulnerability and evaluating further possible actions as needed.
Philips is committed to ensuring the safety, security, integrity, and regulatory compliance of our products to be deployed and to operate within Philips approved product specifications. Therefore, in accordance with Philips policy and regulatory requirements, all changes of configuration or software to Philips’ products (including operating system security updates and patches) may be implemented only in accordance with Philips product-specific, verified & validated, authorized, and communicated customer procedures or field actions.
If a product does require operating system security updates, configuration changes, or other actions to be taken by our customer or by Philips Customer Services, product-specific service documentation is produced by Philips product teams and made available to Philips service delivery platforms such as the Philips InCenter Customer Portal. Once posted by Philips product teams, all these materials are accessible to contract-entitled customers, licensed representatives, and Philips Customer Service teams.
Contract-entitled customers may use Philips InCenter and are encouraged to request Philips InCenter access and reference product-specific information posted. If customers still have questions, all customers (contract-entitled or otherwise) are encouraged to contact their local service support team or regional product service support as appropriate for up to date information specific to their Philips’ products.
Begin Update A: 2021 July 12
Philips is providing the list below in order to better assist our customers in identifying any Philips’ products that could be vulnerable to CVE-2021-34527. However, the list below is not comprehensive and may be updated as necessary if more products are identified. It does not indicate the patch or device status.