Critical Vulnerability In Dell SupportAssist (Feb. 2020)
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Critical Vulnerability in Dell SupportAssist (Feb. 2020)
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Dell released a security update to address a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-5316, in its SupportAssist Client software. The flaw could be exploited by local attackers to execute arbitrary code with Administrator privileges on affected systems.
In May 2019, the security researcher Bill Demirkapi discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-3719) in the Dell SupportAssist utility that could be exploited by hackers to compromise systems remotely.
Finally, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), its content management solution for building websites, has an important-level uncontrolled resource consumption vulnerability (CVE-2020-3741) that could result in a denial-of-service condition.
A collection of five flaws, collectively tracked as CVE-2021-21551, have been discovered in DBUtil, a driver from that Dell machines install and load during the BIOS update process and is unloaded at the next reboot... This type of vulnerability is not considered critical because an attacker exploiting it needs to have compromised the computer beforehand. However, it allows threat actors and malware to gain persistence on the infected system....