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Windows 7: Dell SupportAssist Require Security Update for PC Doctor Vulnerability

3 Weeks Ago   #1
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Dell SupportAssist Require Security Update for PC Doctor Vulnerability

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DSA Identifier: DSA-2019-084CVE Identifier: CVE-2019-12280

Severity: High

Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: See NVD (NVD - Home) for individual scores for each CVE

Affected Products:
Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs version 2.0
Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs version 3.2.1 and all prior versions

Summary:
Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs require an update to the latest versions to address a security vulnerability within the PC Doctor component.

Details:
The PC Doctor component in Dell SupportAssist for Business Systems and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs has been updated for the following vulnerability:
  • PC Doctor CVE-2019-12280
For more information about any of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) mentioned here, consult the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) at NVD - Home. To search for a particular CVE, use the databaseís search utility at NVD - Search and Statistics.

Resolution:
The following Dell SupportAssist for Business Systems and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs release contains a resolution to this vulnerability:
  • Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs version 2.0.1
  • Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs version 3.2.2
Dell recommends all customers update at the earliest opportunity.

Method 1: Auto Update
Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs automatically upgrade to the latest versions available, if automatic updates are enabled.

Method 2: Manual Update

To update manually, download and install the latest product version from:

Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs
https://downloads.dell.com/serviceability/Catalog/SupportAssistx64.msi
https://downloads.dell.com/serviceab...tAssistx86.msi


Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs
https://downloads.dell.com/serviceab...tInstaller.exe

Please visit https://www.dell.com/support/home?app=drivers for updates on the applicable products.

Customers may use one of the Dell notification solutions to be notified and download driver, BIOS and firmware updates automatically once available.

Credit:
Dell would like to thank Peleg Hadar for reporting this vulnerability.

Severity Rating:
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to Dellís Vulnerability Disclosure Policy. Dell EMC recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.

Legal Information:
Dell recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Dell disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event, shall Dell or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Dell or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation may not apply.


Source: https://www.dell.com/support/article...-vulnerability

See also: https://www.zdnet.com/article/dell-w...aking-control/


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