Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science

SCS Print Server Outage - Vulnerability 6/30/2021

Service Outage: SCS Pharos Print Server (Vulnerability)

This event has expired. Its previous status was Resolved.

Affected systems: Printing

Day/Date:  Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Service Affected:  Printing Vulnerability Affecting SCS Printing (SCS-PRINT.SRV.CS.CMU.EDU)

CVE Information: Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



Due to a publicly disclosed Microsoft security vulnerability, the SCS Printing service and all departmental printing managed by SCS Computing Facilities will be unavailable until further notice.

Printers connected through USB are not affected and are a suggested workaround.  

If you have a business critical need for printing, please contact the SCS Computing Facilities Help Desk at 412-268-4231 or